WASHINGTON — A state panel is soliciting recommendations on what should replace Virginia’s Robert E. Lee statue at the U.S. Capitol.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that a virtual hearing by the Commission for Historical Statues in the United States Capitol is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday.
The first 80 people who sign up to speak will up to 3 minutes each to make their case.
People can also submit written comments.
The deadline for those is Nov. 27.
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources will present a list of five finalists.
And the commission will pick one to recommend to the General Assembly.