A group of local leaders from Bryan-College Station were in Washington D.C. to voice concerns about issues hindering economic development in the Brazos Valley.
The delegation focused on issues such as continuing the tax exempt status of municipal bonds, building a qualified workforce, promoting energy security, improving infrastructure, and rebuilding the "strongest national defense."
This week on First News at Four we'll be speaking with some of those who attended the D.C. trip to learn more.
We continue Tuesday with Merrill Lynch financial adviser John Anderson on economic development.
To see that segment, please click the video player above.