Stephen Moret

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State lawmakers are mulling a budget for the next two years, looking for money to fund programs and services.  One fund they’re unlikely to raid is economic development, a category of state spending worth nearly $20 million. 

New VEDP Chief Promises to Remember Southwest Virginia

Feb 14, 2017
Wytheville Enterprise

The new head of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership is vowing not to forget the southwestern part of the state.   As Robbie Harris reports, his agency will face special scrutiny after it was criticized for lack of oversight and wasting taxpayer money.