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Supervisors receive legislative update

Gloucester supervisors received a legislative update Tuesday from two of the county’s representatives in the General Assembly. The board also held a public hearing to consider a tower lease agreement between New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, and the county, and received a presentation from Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board executive director Linda Hodges.

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Montross) and state Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville), addressed board members at Tuesday’s meeting, which was held in the colonial courthouse.

McDougle called the recently completed session “arduous.”

“We looked at a lot of different things,” he said. “There were a lot of things that we agreed on. There were a lot of things that we did not agree on. The governor had about 200+ vetoes this year which is not only the most of any legislative session, but the most vetoes for any governor in their entire term and that all happened this session.”

Both lawmakers spoke about the chall...

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