Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

February 2013

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Fri, 2013-02-22 19:00 -- tjcosgrove

Richmond, Va, 23 February 2013:  The Virginia Senate Republican Caucus today expressed satisfaction on the overall success of legislation sponsored by its members at the conclusion of the 2013 session of the Virginia General Assembly.  The General Assembly has adjourned its 46-day regular session for the year, finishing on schedule.

The Senate approved more than 900 bills this session. Agreement with the House was reached on over 800 bills, which are now headed to Governor McDonnell for consideration.

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Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. and Speaker Bill Howell on Ethics Reform

Tue, 2013-02-12 19:00 -- tjcosgrove

The citizens of Virginia have many reasons to be proud. Our economy faces obstacles but is poised for growth, our citizens have opportunities to succeed and prosper, and we live in a beautiful state with a rich history, proud traditions and a once-long-standing reputation for clean and honest government.

Unfortunately, Virginia’s reputation has been tainted. The events of the past 18 months have been a painful ordeal for all who care about Virginia.

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Statement on Senate Bill 1355

Mon, 2013-02-04 19:00 -- tjcosgrove

Richmond, Va, 5 FEBRuary 2013:  Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City) today issued the following statement regarding today’s Senate action on Senate Bill 1355:

“Today, every member of the Senate Republican Caucus voted for a transportation funding plan that would improve our roads and railways and provide relief for Virginia’s most congested regions.  Also today, not a single member of the Senate Democrat Caucus voted for, or offered, a transportation plan.