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 Emmett Hanger
- Fee on mixed drinks in Virginia being considered – The Washington Post - Gov. Bob McDonnell, scrambling to make ends meet in his plan to privatize Virginia's 332 state-run liquor stores, is considering adding a fee on alcoholic drinks sold in restaurants or bars to help make up the $250 million in annual taxes and profits that state stores currently generate, according to sources familiar with the still-evolving plan.
- Senator Robert Hurt
- Economy, jobs dominate campaign conversations – The Martinsville Bulletin - State Sen. Robert Hurt told local residents Friday that he believes reducing government spending, lowering taxes and reducing regulation will help create jobs.
- Senator Walter Stosch
- Deferred pension payments coming back to bite schools – Virginia Statehouse News - Pension payments are lighter for Virginia schools as they struggle through the recession, but some district officials say delaying contributions will come back to bite them.
- John Watkins
- Social Security Recipients Stunned by Reduced Unemployment Benefits – AARP Bulletin - When the retirement home where she worked closed last November, Cleta Gilmore of Abingdon was able to manage with unemployment benefits to supplement her Social Security income.