State legislators discuss politics over pancakes at biannual LRBA breakfast

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December 05, 2018

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In a little over a month, Virginia legislators will come together in Richmond to discuss bills on health care, transportation and broadband when the Virginia General Assembly convenes Jan. 9 in Richmond.

About 75 business, education and nonprofit leaders heard directly from Sen. Mark Peake, R-Lynchburg; Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford County; and Del. Scott Garrett, R-Lynchburg; at Tuesday’s biannual “Politics and Pancakes” breakfast, where they discussed economic development, health care, transportation, internet sales tax and other topics important to the region.

The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance hosted the event at Randolph College. Christine Kennedy, chief operating officer & executive vice president with the Alliance, said the organization has a strategic list of pro-business agenda items for next year’s General Assembly session to ensure businesses can continue to thrive.