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Jonesboro Chamber Delegation in D.C. Today

FEBRUARY 28, 2005 - Posted at 1:42 p.m. CST

 

WASHINGTON - More than fifty members of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce are in Washington, DC today, lobbying members of Congress to discuss "high priority" projects for the area.

The Jonesboro delegation left for Washington on Saturday and will return to northeast Arkansas on Wednesday.

The Chamber delegates met over breakfast this morning with U.S. Senator Mark Pryor of Arkansas at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in nearby Arlington, Virginia.  Paragould attorney H.T. Moore discussed with Pryor the possibility of expanding the Jonesboro Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) to include Greene County. 

While in Washington, the group is also scheduled to meet with First District Congressman Marion Berry (D) and Senator Blanche Lincoln (D).

 

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