Thursday, March 23, 2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed six pieces of legislation that would undermine support for Virginia’s public education system.
House Bill 1400
Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed House Bill 1400, which would create a new executive branch agency known as the Virginia Virtual School. This entity, governed by an independent policy board, would facilitate the provision of full-time, online education programs for students throughout Virginia.
This bill is virtually identical to HB 8 (2016). The Office of the Attorney General advised that HB 8 was unconstitutional; consequently, I vetoed it.
In establishing the Virginia Virtual School outside of the jurisdiction of the Board of Education, and
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