Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senate Republicans in the News - June 29-July 1, 2010

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Wed, 2010-06-30 20:00 -- ajohnston

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.

  • Multiple Senators
    • Virginia FREE 2010 legislator rankingsNVDaily.com - Ratings by the pro-business advocacy organization Virginia FREE for members of the Virginia General Assembly based on votes taken on business legislation before the 2010 session. Members are grouped by cumulative score by chamber, name and party.
    • Business, conservation groups rate Va. LawmakersRichmond Times Dispatch - Republicans lead in one closely watched legislative report card. Democrats do better in another. Both grading systems are about green -- campaign cash and the environment.
    • Virginia Free evaluates legislatorsInside Business - The Virginia Foundation for Research and Economic Education, or Virginia Free, has evaluated Virginia lawmakers for their views on business issues. Jeffrey McWaters and Frank Wagner earned the highest marks.
  • Senator Ryan McDougle
  • Senator Frank Ruff
    • Scholarship program laudedThe News Record - The Virginia Tobacco Commission’s Scholarship/Forgivable Loan program was recognized by the Southern Growth Policy Board at the 2010 Innovator Awards ceremony held Monday, June 7.
  • Senator Richard Stuart
    • NEW STATE LAWS ON THE BOOKSFredericksburg.com - Tomorrow, 877 new laws will go into effect in Virginia. The laws, passed by the General Assembly during its session at the beginning of the year, cover everything from a locality's ability to cut grass to concealed weapons in bars.
  • Senator Frank Wagner
    • Gulf spill gives Va. lawmakers second thoughts on new policyThe Virginian-Pilot - The record oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is causing many Virginia lawmakers to rethink their position on a new state policy, signed into law just before the disaster began, that supports oil drilling off the Virginia coast.
  • Senator William Wampler
    • Lt. Gov. Bolling: There is light at the end of the tunnelTriCities.com - Virginia’s chief economic development officer, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, said Tuesday that he can see the light at the end of the recession’s tunnel – and Southwest Virginia is well positioned to take advantage of the economic growth to come.
    • Dreaming big dreamsSouthwest Virginia Today - It looks a lot like tourism, but it’s not, at least not entirely, Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission Executive Director Todd Christensen said.
  • Senator John Watkins
    • NEW TOW LAW'S GOAL IS SAFETYFredericksburg.com - If you are towing an improperly secured trailer on Virginia roads, Ron Melancon is looking for you.