Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senate Republicans in the News - May 21-23, 2011

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Sun, 2011-05-22 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.

  • Redistricting
  • Senator Emmett Hanger
  • Senator Jeff McWaters
    • McWaters Statement on the Proposed Mayport Carrier Move- facebook- Senator Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach) released the following statement this morning regarding the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee vote to pass the National Defense Authorization Act without any money for a proposed carrier move to Mayport, FL.
  • Senator Mark Obenshain
    • Stop The Meddling, Mr. Holder-DNR Online- SEVERAL WEEKS AGO, it was the National Labor Relations Board telling Boeing that it can’t create jobs in South Carolina — because it’s a right-to-work state.
  • Senator Frank Ruff
  • Senator Ralph Smith
    • Former Roanoke mayor may run for 19th District Senate seat-Franklin News-Post-State Sen. Ralph Smith, a Republican from Botetourt County who now represents the 23rd Virginia Senate District, is expected to move into the 19th Senate District and become a candidate for the GOP nomination for the 19th District seat in the November election.
  • Senator Bill Stanley
    • Stanley moves to take on Reynolds- Richmond Times Dispatch- State Sen. William M. Stanley Jr., R-Bedford, will move from the 19th senatorial district to the neighboring 20th District and run against long-term Democratic incumbent W. Roscoe Reynolds, D-Henry.
    • Stanley, Reynolds to face each other in November-Washington Post- For the first time in two decades, a pair of Virginia senators are expected to compete with one another in a general election.
    • Stanley to move to 20th Senate District-Franklin News-Post- State Sen. William M. "Bill" Stanley Jr. (R-Franklin) announced Thursday that he will be a candidate for re-election to the Virginia Senate in the 20th District.
    • Stanley to seek GOP nod in 20th District-Martinsville Bulletin-Sen. William M. “Bill” Stanley Jr., R-Franklin County, announced Thursday he will move to the 20th Senate District and seek election to that district’s Virginia Senate seat.


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