The General Assembly might be in recess, but that does not mean the Senate's majority leader is on spring vacation.
Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment touched on a raft of state political issues during a meeting with the Kiwanis Club.
Norment touched on the state's budget troubles, defense spending and jobs during the Wednesday afternoon engagement.
The James City County Republican downplayed the state's $1.5 billion budget gap that Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced last August.
The shortfall Virginia had was small in comparison to the state's $107 billion budget, Norment said.
"Those of you who are businessman, you budget," he said. "If you come...