Last Thursday, on a public tour that took Virginia’s Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam all over Southwest Virginia, he and his staff paid a visit to the North American Volvo Plant in Dublin.
The stop was part of a tour that, according to Northam, was scheduled around a theme of progress and economic development in the state. Before hitting the Volvo plant, Northam and his staff stopped in Abingdon at noon, where the lieutenant governor gave a speech on collaboration and encouraging the people from Southwest Virginia to share their ideas about moving forward.
“Our priority right now is to bring businesses and manufacturers here so we can move Virginia forward,” said Northam.
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