|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||30 Aug 2005 20:51:37 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-IRF] Virginia governor wants four plans|
Warner to tap public, private leaders for base-closure fallout|
Changes are afoot in Virginia's military economy, and Gov. Mark R. Warner wants a plan. In fact, he wants four of them.
BY HUGH LESSIG Hampton Roads Daily Press (VA) August 30, 2005
RICHMOND -- With Fort Monroe slated to close and the future of Oceana Naval Air Station hanging in the balance, Gov. Mark R. Warner on Monday began preparing for the economic aftershock.
He will create four "working groups" of business leaders, politicians and government officials to develop plans for four areas of the state. The groups, whose members have yet to be named, are meant to give the General Assembly a running start when it convenes in January.
The governor disclosed his plans during his traditional summer budget address to the General Assembly's money committees.
For the entire article, see http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-75904sy0aug30,0,7376344.story?coll=dp-headlines-topnews
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