Coastal Bend delegation visits Washington D.C.

The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce joined a delegation of elected officials from the Coastal Bend in Washington D.C. this week.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce joined a delegation of elected officials from the Coastal Bend in Washington D.C. this week.

Among those on the trip were Mayor Joe McComb, TAMUCC President Kelly Quintanilla, the city managers of Port Aransas and Ingleside, and others. They met with various senators and congressmen including Rep. Blake Farenthold and Sen. John Cornyn.

Among the topics being discussed in D.C. by the delegation are the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi ship channel and collecting uncollected sales tax.

The delegation will be returning to the Coastal Bend Thursday.

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