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Va. gov. to visit NYC, Canada on development trip

Tuesday - 4/10/2012, 1:49pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will visit New York City and Canada during an economic development trip.

Also making the trip are administration officials and representatives of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Virginia Tourism Corp., the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Virginia Wine Marketing Office.

The four-day trip is scheduled to begin Tuesday.

McDonnell spokesman Jeff Caldwell tells The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( that the governor plans to meet with representatives of aerospace, energy and other industry sectors.

Virginia's tourism, wine, food and film industries will be promoted at two receptions in New York City and Montreal.

The governor's office says the trip is expected to cost about $140,500.


Information from: Virginia Lawyers Weekly,

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