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Smithfield, Va. – At the 2022 Governor’s Summit on Rural Prosperity, seven members of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s cabinet engaged with local, state and private sector representatives from across Virginia to discuss initiatives around education, economic development, affordable housing and more in rural communities.


The event kicked off with a keynote address from Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears who stressed the administration’s focus on ensuring all of Virginia prospers and how education plays a key role. Earle-Sears noted that the budget passed this year included the largest ever investment in K-12 education for Virginia.

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