Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senate Republicans in the News - September 24 - 27, 2010

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Sun, 2010-09-26 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
  • Senator Emmett Hanger
    • Experts warn of privatization, increased drinkingThe Richmond Times-Dispatch - If Virginia sells its liquor monopoly, the state should take steps, including higher taxes on alcohol, to reduce the harm caused by increased drinking, a Virginia Commonwealth University study recommended today.
  • Senator Jeffrey McWaters
    • McDonnell, Rigell, McWaters rock Virginia BeachBearingdrift.com - A perfect 90-plus degree day at the Virginia Beach oceanfront brought record crowds to the Neptune Festival with concerts, volleyball, parades, sand sculpturing and a whole lot more!
  • Senator Tommy Norment
    • Sen. Norment condemns Westboro protestThe Daily Press - Sen. Thomas K. Norment Jr., has condemned the upcoming anti-gay demonstration of the Westboro Baptist Church at the memorial service of a soldier who died in combat.
    • Norment condemns Westboro protest at funeralThe Virginia Gazette - In response to Westboro Baptist Church’s decision to picket the funeral of First Lt. Todd Weaver, Sen. Tommy Norment (R-3rd) issued a statement Friday afternoon.
    • Virginia's ideas-driven governorThe Daily Press - For the first time in eight years in Virginia, we are seeing a bold new approach to how government is run, and a laser focus on the issues most important to our citizens.
  • Senator Mark Obenshain
    • McDonnell Blames Kaine For Highway Money Left UnspentThe Daily News Record - Gov. Bob McDonnell faulted his Democratic predecessor Thursday for letting hundreds of millions of transportation dollars languish while the state cut road maintenance, construction and driver services last year.
    • Senator Keeps Options OpenThe Daily News Record - Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, said Thursday that he is keeping his options open for a run for statewide office in 2013, possibly lieutenant governor.
  • Senator Fred Quayle
    • Bradshaw: Enterprise zone top priorityTidewaterNews.com - Expanding a program into Isle of Wight County that would provide incentives for new businesses should be the county’s top legislative priority in the 2011 General Assembly session, said Board of Supervisors Chairman Phillip Bradshaw.
  • Senator Richard Stuart
    • Editorial: A broken workers comp lawThe Roanoke Times - Mike Gentry and his family are still afloat financially thanks to a lot of help from their family, friends and friends of friends.
  • Senator John Watkins
    • Public Square: Should Virginia Privatize Its ABC Stores?The Richmond Times-Dispatch - On Tuesday night, The Times-Dispatch held its 30th Public Square at the paper's downtown building. About 150 people attended the event, which began with a 40-minute debate about the pros and cons of Gov. Bob McDonnell's proposal to privatize the state's ABC stores.