Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

February 2010

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McDougle Elected to Senate Republican Caucus Leadership

Sun, 2010-02-28 19:00 -- tjcosgrove

(Richmond, March 1, 2010) The Virginia Senate Republican Caucus today voted unanimously to elect Senator Ryan T. McDougle (R – Hanover) to serve as the Caucus’ Republican Leader Pro Tempore.  The position, previously held by former Senator Kenneth W. Stolle, was left vacant when Stolle resigned his seat to become Sheriff of Virginia Beach.

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Senator Watkins Budget Update - February 25

Wed, 2010-02-24 19:00 -- ajohnston

February 25, 2010

Overall Budget

Beginning with its release by the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees this past Sunday, the state budget has dominated the news this week and rightfully so.  It is the single most important matter we must deal with this year.  The economic downturn that has affected so many Virginia families has affected our state finances as well.  But that is just the beginning of the story.

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Senator Martin's Legislative Update - February 25

Wed, 2010-02-24 19:00 -- ajohnston

Senator Martin's Legislative Update

February 25, 2010

The following is the Finance Committee Chairman's overview remarks concerning the amendments the Committee adopted to former Governor Kaine's budget bills (SB29 and SB30). The Senate will be voting on these bills today. I will be comminicating further with you on this and other matters over the next two days.  

Senate Finance Committee Recommendations on SB 29 and SB 30
Senator Charles J. Colgan
February 21, 2010 

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Senator Hurt's Richmond Report - February 23

Mon, 2010-02-22 19:00 -- ajohnston

Richmond Report

February 23, 2010

Senator Robert Hurt

          On Tuesday of this past week in Richmond, the General Assembly reached what has become known as Crossover.  Crossover simply means the deadline by which the Senate and the House of Delegates each completes action on the bills introduced in the respective chambers.  It also represents the traditional half-way mark of the General Assembly Session.