Friday, May 20, 2016
Governor Terry McAuliffe
Governor Terry McAuliffe completed his actions on legislation from the 2016 legislative session by signing House Bill 30, the biennial budget bill. The Governor used the line-item veto as was expected but added to placate the Republican base.
It would have removed the provision preventing him from expending or appropriating funds to implement expanded coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The governor struck 306.JJJ.4: “As a condition on all appropriations in this act and notwithstanding any other provision of this act, or any other law, no general or nongeneral funds shall be appropriated or expended for such costs as may be incurred
Roanoke County police arrested Dr. Stephen Rosenoff, 68, the owner of the 202 Market restaurant on charges he abducted and sexually assaulted a 48 year-old woman in December 2012. He faced aggravated sexual battery and abduction charges.
202 Market has had it troubles. River Laker’s striptease brought ABC troubles and a lawsuit accusing copyright infringement on songs performed by bands.
Press Release: Today, Dr. Stephen Rosenoff appeared in the Roanoke County General District Court to answer charges previously filed against him. Dr. Stephen Rosenoff, owner of 202 Market restaurant, today released the following statement through his attorneys, Aaron Houchens, of Woods Rogers, PLC and Anthony (Tony) Anderson, of Anderson & Friedman:
“I am pleased that this case has been resolved and all charges against me have been dismissed. I am so grateful for all the encouragement and support that I have received from my family, friends and former patients during this troubling experience. I look forward to putting this matter behind me so I can continue to operate one of the Roanoke Valley’s most beloved restaurants.”
Dr. Rosenoff said he will make no further comments regarding the case.