Friday, January 13, 2017
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, released the following statement on the nominations of General James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense and Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State after participating in their confirmation hearings this week:
“I will support the nomination of General James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense. In his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday, he demonstrated a clear-eyed view of our current national security environment and a deep appreciation for the challenges facing U.S. servicemembers and their families. I believe he is well-prepar
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe highlights mental health, replenishing VRS and investing more in higher education as he and his policy team comb through Governor McDonnell’s proposed 2015-2016 budget.
Richmond, VA – Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe released the following statement following Governor Bob McDonnell’s release of his fiscal year 2015-2016 Virginia budget:
“I congratulate Governor McDonnell for continuing his record of sound financial leadership with this biennial budget. I would also like to thank the Governor for the unprecedented information and cooperation he and his team have offered me with respect to this budget and the entire transition process.
“There are many items in this proposed budget that will make Virginia a better place to work, live and do business. Reforming Virginia’s mental health system must be a critical priority of this budget, as well as strengthening the Virginia Retirement System and continuing to invest in higher education.
“My policy team and I are already closely examining this budget and looking forward to finding common ground with leaders from both parties to pass a final product that grows our economy and uses every taxpayer dollar to make Virginians’ lives better.”
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Finance, Politics, State Politics
Tags: budget, governor, McAuliffe, McDonnell