DailyPress: Newport News Mayor Phillip Jones advocates for housing, transportation funding during White House visit

Phillip Jones officially took over the role of Newport News mayor on Jan. 1. But before then, he got a jump start on advocating for the city’s needs.

Jones traveled to Washington, D.C., on Dec. 16 to meet with senior leadership of the Biden administration at the White House, where he advocated for federal funding for transportation and housing in Newport News.

By Josh Janey // Photo by Kendall Warner, Virginian-Pilot

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