Northam meets with congressional delegation

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WASHINGTON (CBS19 NEWS) -- Governor Ralph Northam met with members of the Virginia congressional delegation on Thursday to talk about various topics, including the upcoming census and rural broadband.

During the meeting, Northam and members of his administration provided the delegation with updates on several issues, such as the coastal resiliency strategy, Interstate 81 funding, and the upcoming 2020 Census.

"Administrations from both parties have long recognized the importance of working closely with our federal delegation to best serve the people of Virginia and more our Commonwealth forward," said Northam. "I am encouraged by the bipartisan cooperation on a number of issues that impact Virginians in every part of the Commonwealth, and look forward to building on today's productive and positive discussions as we work to better the Commonwealth we all love."

The meeting included Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine as well as Representatives Bobby Scott, Rob Wittman, Gerry Connolly, Donald McEachin and Jennifer Wexton.

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