Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Sen. Tim Kaine
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement today on his intent to vote against cloture and final confirmation for the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:
“After meeting with Judge Gorsuch and reviewing his testimony and past decisions, I’ve observed that he has repeatedly taken an activist approach to cases involving a woman’s right to make her own decisions about her health. He has made the astounding argument that bosses have an individual right to prevent their company’s female employees from using their own health insurance to buy contraception. He has taken extraordinary steps to force reconsideration
Friday, December 11, 2009
Commonwealth Attorney, Don Caldwell is Chair
THURSDAY NIGHT TWEETS BELOW – At the Roanoke City Democratic Committee reorganization Thursday night the rules were passed out with an attachment. The attachment had a list of “suggested” members who should be voted into the committee. The new Democratic chair is Roanoke Commonwealth Attorney, Don Caldwell.
The districts were reduced from eleven to six which left fewer membership openings in the heavily diverse Northwest district. The predetermined list left little decision for nominations from the floor.
There were a few exceptions. Mark Powell was able to gain District Leader for the East district and Mayor David Bowers who ran as an independent was voted in the same district as a member-at-large. It left little to the imagination on who would be running for city council.
The dates for the Democratic primary have been held closely to the vest. Filings have to be completed by January 4 for a March 2 primary.
In a phone call Greg Habeeb Chair of the Salem Republican Committee was baffled by the Democrat’s process. Habeeb said the Salem Republican Committee has no maximum membership limitations. Anyone who wants to join is welcome. Calls for a quorum are rare if ever and business is conducted with members present.
Related Article: Mayor will attend Democratic committee reorganization
vpaige @ValerieInRke what? The committee isn’t open to everyone?
you need to take that to the DPVA. This kind of stuff has got to stop.
there’s a fix: have a standard set of bylaws for ALL committees. This crap has to stop.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Elections, Roanoke City Politics
Tags: democrat, party_politics, republican