Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

July 2012

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Senate Republicans Mourn Passing of Senator Yvonne Miller

Mon, 2012-07-02 20:00 -- tjcosgrove

Richmond, Va, 3 JuLy 2012:  Leaders of the Virginia Senate Republican Caucus today mourned the passing of Senator Yvonne B. Miller (D-Norfolk).  Senator Miller was the first African-American woman to serve in the Virginia House of Delegates and the first to serve in Senate of Virginia.  She was also the Senate’s longest serving woman, as well as the first woman to serve as Chairman of a Senate standing committee.