Governor hosts small business summit

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT)-Thursday Governor McDonnell is hosting business owners, stakeholders, and policymakers as part of his small business summit in Henrico.

McDonnell says small businesses are the backbone of local economies and make up 98 percent of all businesses in Virginia.

The governor says the summit is part of an effort to improve small businesses, expand and grow jobs.

Thursday's summit runs from noon to 6 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel in Short Pump.

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