McInnis on high-speed panel

Staff report

RALEIGH — State Sen.Tom McInnis has been appointed to the Virginia-North Carolina High-Speed Rail Compact Commission.

The panel helps design and operate interstate high-speed rail service between Virginia and North Carolina.

McInnis, whose District 25 includes Scotland County, was appointed by Senate Leader Phil Berger.

“I am humbled and honored to announce I have been named as a representative of our state of North Carolina on the Virginia-North Carolina High-Speed Rail Compact Commission,” McInnis said. “I appreciate the trust placed in me by Sen. Berger to take part in this compact commission. This is a significant development commission for North Carolina economy and for the people of this state.”

Staff report

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