Thursday, April 20, 2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe
RICHMOND – Governor McAuliffe today announced that, following a thorough legal review of the case, he will commute the death sentence of Ivan Teleguz to life imprisonment without parole. Teleguz’s request for a pardon will be denied. Teleguz was convicted in the murder-for-hire of Stephanie Yvonne Sipe in July 2001. He was scheduled to be executed on April 25.
Announcing his decision at the Virginia State Capitol today, Governor McAuliffe delivered the following statement (as prepared):
Good afternoon, and thank you for joining us. I am joined today by my Secretary of Public Safety, Brian Moran, and my Counsel, Carlos Hopkins, both of whom have devoted countles
Besides the rally for 8th District Republican candidate Greg Habeeb on Sunday Governor Bob McDonnell will be at the Hotel Roanoke at 10:00 a.m. attending the 1-116th Infantry Battalion Freedom Salute.
Press Release from Habeeb campaign: SALEM – Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte and State Senator Ralph Smith will all join Eighth District House of Delegates candidate Greg Habeeb for a rally at his headquarters Sunday at 2 p.m.
State Senator Smith, Congressman Goodlatte, Governor McDonnell and Habeeb will meet with volunteers and supporters, thanking them for their hard work and reminding them to vote on Tuesday.
“I am very excited to have Senator Smith, Congressman Goodlatte and Governor McDonnell here with us,” said Habeeb. “The possibility of inclement weather on Tuesday will make voter turnout even more critical than we anticipated. Having this kind of Conservative star power here will encourage our supporters to head to the polls on Election Day.”
Media space will be reserved for the rally. Smith, Goodlatte, McDonnell and Habeeb will be available for interviews about the special election, which is on Tuesday, January 11.
Headquarters is located at 115 Roanoke Blvd, Salem VA 24153.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Election 2011, Elections, Politics, State Politics
Tags: Election 2011, Elections, governor, house_of_delegates, republican