Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senate Republicans in the News: June 1-3, 2011

Thu, 2011-06-02 20:00 -- Mike

The following are articles from newspapers, blogs, and other news sources throughout the Commonwealth and the country featuring members of the Virginia Senate Republican Caucus.

  • Virginia Free Rankings
  • Senator Emmett Hanger
    • Editorial: A troubled program-Roanoke Times- A broader audit of what services at-risk kids in Roanoke are getting for the considerable state and local dollars being spent is possible, perhaps advisable, after last week's damaging report by city auditors.
  • Senator Stephen Newman
    • McDonnell signs bills to combat human trafficking-Washington Examiner- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, flanked by state lawmakers, law enforcement officials and advocates at a ceremony at Washington Dulles International Airport, signed legislation on Tuesday intended to combat human trafficking, including stiffer penalties for offenders and more resources for crime victims.
    • Five GOP candidates seeking new Senate seat- Lynchburg News Advance- A primary election coming in August will acquaint voters with a new state Senate district that many of them haven’t heard about yet.
    • After Democrats' remap, Va. GOP won't go away quietly-WSLS10- Dominant Democrats in Virginia's Senate were looking to put away their Republican rivals in redrawing Senate district lines. But some Republicans aren't going away quietly.
  • Senator Tommy Norment
  • Senator Frank Ruff
    • How to run for public office-Gazette Virginian- As summer approaches, the weather is not the only thing heating up in Halifax County with over two dozen candidates already having picked up packets to run for county offices in the upcoming November election.  
  • Senator Bill Stanley
    • George Allen makes campaign stop at Smith Mountain Lake- Smith mountain eagle- Republican U.S. Senate candidate and former Virginia Governor George Allen visited Smith Mountain Lake Wednesday to garner support for his upcoming campaign against Democrat and former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine.
  • Senator Richard Stuart
    • Bay foundation honors Ware, Stuart- Richmond Times-Dispatch- Del. R. Lee Ware Jr., R-Powhatan, and state Sen. Richard H. Stuart, R-Westmoreland, have received the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's 2011 Legislator of the Year awards for their role in securing passage of a bill to ban the sale of lawn fertilizers containing phosphorus
  • Senator William Wampler