Goodlatte Meets with Governor-elect Northam
Today, Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the Dean of the Virginia Congressional Delegation, met with Governor-elect Ralph Northam and members of the Virginia Delegation in the House of Representatives. The meeting was an opportunity for the Members to share their thoughts about ways the incoming Governor could work with the federal government in a collaborative, bipartisan fashion to benefit the Commonwealth.
Congressman Goodlatte released the following statement:
“I was pleased to meet with Governor-elect Northam today and share with him our federal priorities and opportunities to work together on behalf of the Commonwealth. I mentioned how a comprehensive rural broadband strategy to deliver 21st century technology to the entire state would be a significant economic generator, as well as the importance of improving regional transportation needs with upgrades to I-81 and investment in the proposed I-73 corridor. I share my colleagues’ interest in working with the new Administration in Richmond to find solutions that advance the interests of the Commonwealth and our constituents.”