When the General Assembly convenes in Richmond in January, Williamsburg city leaders want to make sure area representatives understand the city's priorities.
State senators Monty Mason and Tommy Norment, Delegate-elect Mike Mullin, Congressman-elect Scott Taylor and Congressman Rob Wittman, met with city council members Monday for a wide-ranging discussion.
State budget shortfall
Virginia is looking at a budget shortfall of around $861 million. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has asked every state sector to expect a 7.5 percent cut.
The original suggestion was 5 percent and excluded higher education.
The most recent recommendation includes higher education but...