Economic roundtable with Tim Kaine

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Several local business leaders had an intimate meeting with former Gov. Tim Kaine about the economy and job growth.

This round table discussion touched on ways to help local businesses do better.

Kaine shared his approach to deficit reduction and finding common ground in Washington.

He wanted to hear out what challenges the business community was facing.

"It's good that our economy is growing again rather than shrinking," said Kaine. "We're adding private sector jobs, not losing, but we have a long way to go and I think these business leaders have great ideas about things we can do to improve the situation."

Today's meeting was at Uptime Solutions on Gaskins Road.

Kaine is running for U.S. Senate.

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