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Recent polling in Virginia shows that nearly 85 percent of residents support investments in energy infrastructure which helps make Virginia more competitive to attract and retain jobs.

Brett Vassey, the president and CEO of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, said investments in all sorts of infrastructure would help economic development efforts in Virginia. Vassey pointed to improved roads, bridges, oil and natural gas pipelines, and broadband internet.

“Virginia has to compete globally, whether it is pipelines, transmission lines or wastewater plants,’’ Vassey said. “All of those things are critical to manufacturing competitiveness.”

Read more – The News Virginian