As one of the longest serving legislators in Virginia state government, he has become something of a bridge between political factions that might otherwise never communicate.
Behind the scenes his views are frequently sought out by public officials and journalists.
He has been with us before. But it has often been for just a few minutes at a time, as part of a panel of guests.
On this edition, we will be going for a much deeper understanding of the perspectives of state Senator Emmett Hanger.
Emmett Hanger, Jr., M.B.A. - Republican member of the Virginia Senate representing the 24th District; which includes the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, the counties of Augusta, Green, and Madison, as well as portions of Culpepper and Rockingham.