Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senate Republicans in the News - November 19-22, 2010

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Sun, 2010-11-21 19:00 -- 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 Senators Hopeful About Future - As the Senate Finance Committee wraps up its last day of discussing the budget during a retreat in Staunton, legislative leaders believe that the so-called recession is over.
    • Tight-fisted Va using debt at greatest rate everCharleston Daily Mail - As economic times got tougher these past three years, Virginia's historically tightfisted, pay-as-you-go government has whipped out its credit card more often than ever.
    • Virginia Senate to meet in StauntonRichmond Times-Dispatch - Revenues may be trending upward, but members of the state Senate are bracing for more belt-tightening in advance of a meeting starting Thursday in Staunton to prepare for the  2011 General Assembly.
    • 2010 Republican - Hundreds of Virginia Republican elected officials, party leaders, and activists have gathered in Tysons Corner just outside Washington, DC, for the 27th annual Donald W. Huffman Advance to celebrate hard-earned victories and to lay the groundwork for future elections.
  • Senator Emmett Hanger
    • Defense cuts may stall Va. RecoveryThe News Virginian - Virginia slowly has emerged from the worst recession since the Great Depression, but unemployment is likely to remain high and further recovery is imperiled by planned federal defense cuts, an economist told Virginia’s Senate Finance Committee on Thursday.
    • Va agencies propose millions in cutsThe Staunton News Leader - Two state mental hospitals and as many as eight correctional facilities would close under state officials' proposals to meet Gov. Robert F. McDonnell's request for budget-cutting ideas.
  • Senator Steve Newman
    • Va. charter schools may face more vigorous vettingThe News & Advance - Charter school applicants in Virginia face a more rigorous vetting process before ever asking a local school board for approval, should the Virginia Board of Education adopt its proposed new criteria and application process.
  • Senator Fred Quayle
    • Letters: Legislator Tried to Correct Legal ErrorsRichmond Times-Dispatch - In your recent editorial, "Free, But Not Clear," you mischaracterized my position on Virginia compensating those wrongly convicted of offenses as "an act of legislative beneficence."
  • Senator Frank Ruff
  • Senator Jill Vogel
  • Senator Frank Wagner
    • Riverboat Gambling: Long OddsRichmond Times-Dispatch - Republican State Sen. Frank Wagner is almost certainly correct to say that Norfolk's proposal for riverboat gambling is not merely dead on arrival, "it's dead on suggestion."