Creigh Deeds Says McDonnell Backs Bush Economy

Monday, June 29, 2009

MONDAY PRESS RELEASE: Friday before a gathering of Boys State Delegates, Bob McDonnell demonstrated the clear contrast between himself and Creigh Deeds.  Praising George W. Bush’s handling of the economy, McDonnell touted “economic recovery and economic growth” under President Bush and said “that’s the kind of governor that I’m going to be.” “President Bush put […]

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Governor Tim Kaine visits Roanoke on Thursday & Will Bike the Greenway

Monday, June 29, 2009

Governor Tim Kaine visits Roanoke on Thursday & Will Bike the Greenway

From Babara Duerk: Governor Tim Kaine visits Roanoke, Virginia on Thursday, July 2, 2009.  At 10:00am Kaine will lead a bike ride on the Roanoke River Greenway.  Cyclists will ride 5 miles from the Wasena Park parking lot to the 13th Street Parking lot. Cyclists returning by bicycle to Wasena Park will ride a total […]

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People get ready there’s a train comin’ – Video

Monday, June 29, 2009

People get ready there’s a train comin’ - Video

Hard work and low-skilled positions were remembered at the 11th Annual African-American N&W Celebration held at the Virginia Museum of Transportation Saturday evening. There were two less attendees this year with the passing of George Rogers and James Burks, Jr. Alphonzo Holland presented plaques to the family members. Holland said when he first started working […]

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Cuccinelli/Bolling Highlight the 5th Annual Suzanne Curran Republican Women’s Retreat – Video

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Cuccinelli/Bolling Highlight the 5th Annual Suzanne Curran Republican Women’s Retreat - Video

Republican State Party Chair Pat Mullins, Lt. Governor Bill Bolling, State Senator Ralph Smith, and Attorney General candidate Ken Cuccinelli headlined this year’s retreat. Before lunch and the breakout sessions Susan Allen, wife of former Governor George Allen energized the 60 women at the Holiday Inn on Ordway Drive. The retreat is a version of […]

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Assault Charges Dismissed Against Democratic Chair Tony Reed

Friday, June 26, 2009

ROANOKE: At a 2:00 PM General District Court hearing  five witnesses took the stand including Don Caldwell, Roanoke Commonwealth Attorney. The other witnesses included Evelyn Powers, City Treasurer, Sherman Holland, Commissioner of Revenue, Martin Jeffrey, and Mark Powell who alleged that he was assaulted by Tony Reed defendant. Reed did not take the stand. The […]

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Carla Lewis Scholarship Fund Announced at Gainsboro Library – Video

Friday, June 26, 2009

Carla Lewis Scholarship Fund Announced at Gainsboro Library - Video

Jazz on the Gainsboro Library patio with Bob Hale Jazz Band on a warm summer night. It was an all day event that started with Madeline Wiener, sculptor for the pieces that will grace the area around the patio by the end of October. Food, ice cream and cool jazz permeated the air. Wiener instructed […]

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Virginia Gets an “F” from The Center for Public Integrity

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Since the project began in 1999, States of Disclosure has provided a unique 50-state comparison of disclosure laws, highlighting those states that have made significant strides. Louisiana’s changes have made the Bayou State the most-improved in the project’s history, followed by Georgia, which jumped from 26th to 6th place in 2006. A few states, however, […]

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Jody Wagner Responds to Lt. Governor Attacks

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Republican incumbent Lt. Governor, Bill Bolling is blaming the state’s revenue shortfall on Tim Kaine and Jody Wagner, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor. Wagner responded saying she , “played a key role in restoring Virginia’s fiscal health, and has worked across the aisle with Governors Warner and Kaine to ensure that Virginia is the best managed […]

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Democratic Candidate for Attorney General Will Fight Gangs and Protect Personal Information – Video

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Democratic Candidate for Attorney General Will Fight Gangs and Protect Personal Information - Video

Steve Shannon arrived at the Ramada Inn on Franklin Road Wednesday evening where a confluence of Democrats and Democratic candidates gathered. Councilman Court Rosen and Tommy Jordan pulled the event together. On the issues Shannon wants to implement a regional solution to gangs and protect Virginians personal information as more and more information is stored […]

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Statement from Creigh Deeds on Virginia’s #1 Pro-Business Ranking

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

PRESS RELEASE: Democratic nominee for governor Sen. Creigh Deeds issued the following statement on today’s announcement that Virginia has reclaimed the top spot in an annual nationwide survey of the best states for business. Pollina Corporate Real Estate Inc., a top U.S. corporate site relocation expert, evaluated states based on 33 factors, including taxes, human […]

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Bob McDonnell’s Plan to Make Virginia the “Best Place in America in Which to Open a Small Business”

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

PRESS RELEASE – FREDERICKSBURG– Bob McDonnell, Republican gubernatorial nominee and former Attorney General of Virginia, visited Jabberwocky Children’s Books in Fredericksburg today to unveil a number of proposals aimed at assisting Virginia’s small business owners. McDonnell was joined at the bookstore by store owners Mona Albertine and Linda Pisenti, and State Senator Ryan McDougle (R-Hanover). […]

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Patrick Henry Student Receives “Certificate of Outstanding Citizenship” as US Senate Page

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Ben Haley, a 17 year-old rising senior at Patrick Henry High School received a leather-bound “Certificate of Outstanding Citizenship” for his work in the United States Senate as Senator Jim Webb’s page. Haley was one of only four pages to receive a certificate and is the only page from Virginia. The selection process includes input […]

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