The first of two annual Eggs and Issues Breakfasts sponsored by the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce was held Wednesday morning at the Oyster Farm at Kings Creek in Cape Charles.

The first to address the crowd was Senator Lynwood Lewis, who spoke on a myriad of issues.

 

Senator Lewis offered these remarks on the upcoming Virginia budget:

 

He also took time to discuss local issues requiring attention in Richmond:

 

Of course, poultry came up:

 

Senator Lewis fielded this audience question regarding menhaden:

 

He also offered his opinion of the recent elections:

 

Next to take the stand was Delegate Rob Bloxom.

Bloxom began by discussing the need to create jobs:

 

He also spoke on efforts he and Senator Lewis are making to expand Broadband on the Eastern Shore:

 

Bloxom discussed why the port of Cape Charles did not come to fruition:

 

He also discussed changes made to SOLs:

 

And he discussed what he referred to as the ‘elephant in the room’, medicaid expansion:

 

Tomorrow, WESR will feature some of the speeches given by Northampton County Board of Supervisors Chairman Spencer Murray, and Accomack County Board of Supervisors Chairman Robert Crockett.