TNCC to Meet with Legislators to Communicate College’s 2008-10 Legislative Priorities

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The Thomas Nelson Community College Board will host a legislative breakfast on Friday, October 26 at 7:30 a.m. at the Williamsburg Lodge located at 310 South England Street in Williamsburg. The purpose of the legislative breakfast is to meet with legislators and communicate the importance and needs of the College as well as the College’s 2008-2010 legislative priorities. Expected to attend are: Senators Mamie E. Locke and Thomas K. Norment and Delegates William K. Barlow, Mamye E. BaCote, Phillip A. Hamilton, Glenn Oder, Melanie L. Rapp and Jeion A. Ward.

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Thomas Nelson Campus On Hold

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The Virgina Gazette

By Mary Vause

Thomas Nelson Community College’s plans to build a 120,000-square-foot campus on the Warhill tract are in limbo, waiting on passage of the state budget as well as $3.5 million more that’s unfunded.

The budget stalemate in the General Assembly threatens to push back the campus opening by a year. Fully $5.5 million earmarked for the construction project is stuck in budget negotiations. The project is the biggest local fallout of the state budget deadlock.

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