State Sen. John Edwards

State Senator John Edwards made it official today: he will seek a seventh term in Richmond. Edwards spoke live on the Roanoke Valley’s Morning News, and he said one of his main goals is to extend Amtrak service from Roanoke to Christiansburg:

Edwards says he is urging state transportation officials to expand Amtrak service here to twice a day, with one of those trains becoming the extended route to Christiansburg.