Governor Bob McDonnell visits the region Tuesday as part of his "Virginia: Growing Strong" statewide tour. Following the General Assembly session, he is taking time to visit with residents and businesses.
Earlier in the day he visited the new McKesson Corporation in Caroline County and is highlighting some recent success of lowering the unemployment rate, balancing the budget without raising taxes and getting bonds and other funding for transportation needs, being finalized now.
Later in the day the McDonnell signed 13 pieces of legislation in northern Virginia to support and protect victims of crime, specifically of human trafficking and domestic violence.
On its' third day on Wednesday, McDonell will meet with more employees and business leaders from Middleburg to Charlottesville. His focus will stay on solving problems and creating new jobs.