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
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Mike Callahan of Boones Mill, VA was the overall winner in the Roanoke Valley Senior Golf Tour’s August tournament held this past weekend at London Downs Golf Course in Lynchburg, VA..
Playing in Division 3, (handicap 21 and over), Callahan scored a net 63.
Other net winners:
In Division 3 were: 2nd place – Emory Taylor, 66; 3rd place – Fred Williams, 67; 4th place – Jim Wright, 67; 5th place – Ira Clingenpeel, 69.
In Division 1, (handicap 0-13), the 1st place net score winner was Ken Voudren of Southwest Roanoke County with a 67; 2nd place – James Curry, 68; 3rd place – Garry Mundy, 68; 4th place – Doug Leffel, 68; 5th place – Jim Snidow, 69.
Division 2 (handicap 14 to 20) honors went to Rocco Cianciotto of North Roanoke County with a net score of 68. 2nd place – Tommy Firebaugh, 69; 3rd place – Frank Lang, 69; 4th place – Bob Poff, 70, and 5th place – Gary Snyder – 71.
Submitted by Tommy Firebaugh
Posted By Valerie Garner
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