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
Monday, November 15, 2010
Congressmen-elect Robert Hurt and Morgan Griffith
RICHMOND- Governor Bob McDonnell issued the following press release Monday regarding the date for special elections for the purposes of electing representatives to fill the seats of State Senator Robert Hurt and State Delegate Morgan Griffith, both of whom were elected to the United States Congress in the most recent election.
McDonnell has spoken to Senator Hurt and Delegate Griffith and they have each stated that they plan to submit a letter of intent to resign upon the certification of their election. Immediately upon receipt of these letters, McDonnell will formally issue writs of election for the vacancies in the 19th Senate District and the 8th House of Delegates District.
In order to ensure that the citizens of these districts have full representation in the Virginia General Assembly session that is to convene on January 12, 2011. The special elections will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2011. The anticipated filing and nominating deadline for candidates interested in participating in the Special Election would be by Noon on November 24, 2010.
For more information contact the Virginia State Board of Elections at 1-800-552-9745 and ask for ‘Special Election Information’.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Elections, Politics, State Politics
Tags: Election 2010, Elections, general_assembly, governor, house_of_delegates