Legislators outline positions for Chamber

Legislators outline positions for Chamber

The Historic Triangle's delegation to the General Assembly met with members of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance for coffee and conversation Wednesday morning, an annual pre-session event.

One thing legislators seem certain of is that one of the biggest changes in 2016 will be Sen. Tommy Norment, R-James City, adding the co-chairmanship of the budget-writing Senate Finance Committee to his job as Senate Minority Leader.

"That's one of the top stories of the year," said Del. Monty Mason, D-Williamsburg. "That's puts our area in a much stronger position."

Norment said the new position has caused him to cut back on his...