Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe released a statement today regarding his proposed amendments to Senate Bill 1398. Sen. Scott Surovell was chief sponsor of the bill which would place a temporary pause on the state permitting process for coal ash impoundment projects to allow for additional assessment regarding their impact on Virginia’s water quality and environment
Gov. McAuliffe stated: “My administration is committed to protecting water quality and drinking water sources for residents throughout the entire Commonwealth of Virginia as we address the closure of coal ash impoundments. While I support the Department of Environmental Quality’s approach to addressing this issue and the agency is
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
- Freeda Cathcart Democratic Candidate for the 17th HOD
According to a phone call from a campaign volunteer Freeda Cathcart filed her paperwork late Tuesday, August 23. The last day a candidate could file.
As a Democrat Cathcart will face Republican Chris Head for the 17th House of Delegates in November.
Cathcart moved to the Roanoke Valley in 1979 from Tuxedo Park, New York. Cathcart and her husband Clinton have four sons.
Cathcart has homeschooled her children for 15 years .
She and her family have a farm in Floyd County and a home in the Grandin Court area.
Cathcart is an activist and has been associated with Organizing for America for many years. She fundraises for the Southwest Virginia Harvest Food Bank and is one of the founding members of the Southwest Virginia Star City Team.
Cathcart is President of the Grandin Court Civic League. She is working on having the Equal Rights Amendment ratified in Virginia.
Cathcart will make a formal announcement soon.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Election 2011, Elections, Politics, State Politics
Tags: democrat, Election 2011, Elections