Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senate Republicans in the News - October 24-14, 2010

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Wed, 2010-10-13 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.

  • Senator Steve Martin
  • Senator Ralph Smith
    • Roanoke Co., Others Work to Ban ‘Spice’WSET.com - Localities across the country are aggressively working to ban or have banned, a marijuana-like substance that is legal and now sold right here in the Heart of Virginia.
    • Pretend pot walks thin legal line [poll]The Roanoke Times - Mike Altizer says he can't believe a substance the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says is dramatically more potent than marijuana, but with much more dangerous side effects, is perfectly legal to sell -- even to children.
  • Senator Walter Stosch
    • Court money woes likely to growLawyers Weekly - After Karl R. Hade, executive secretary to the Supreme Court of Virginia, gave the Judicial Council a by-now familiar account of the grim financial condition of the state’s judiciary on Wednesay, someone asked, “What can we do?”
  • Senator Richard Stuart
    • Roundtable sheds light on Bay cleanupNorthern Neck News - When the Potomac Watershed Roundtable met at Westmoreland State Park on Oct. 8, the nature of the dealings between the State and Federal governments in regard to Bay clean-up were revealed. And by the time he finished Department of Conservation and Recreation's, Russ Perkinson, made it clear that farmers have less to worry about than city and suburb dwellers.
  • Senator William Wampler
    • McDonnell tells higher ed reform commission: Middle-income families need tuition reliefThe Roanoke Times - Gov. Bob McDonnell will ask state lawmakers to make a “down payment” next year toward fulfilling an ambitious higher education reform plan that calls for more reliable funding of public colleges and more affordable access for Virginia students.
    • Va. higher-ed panel crafts legislative packagewtop.com - A commission appointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell is shaping a package of higher-education proposals that emphasize the role of Virginia's colleges and universities in growing the economy, but officials said the costs and the means of paying for them remain uncertain.