Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling statement on 2013 election results

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Richmond – Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling issued the following statement on the 2013 election results: “The 2013 campaigns have come to an end, and the people of Virginia have chosen their leaders for the next four years. I congratulate Terry McAuliffe and Ralph Northam on their election victories, and stand ready to help them in […]

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Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling challenges gubernatorial candidates to pledge ethics reforms

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling challenges gubernatorial candidates to pledge ethics reforms

Lieutenant Governor Bolling, through his PAC, the Virginia Mainstream Project, proposed a list of ethics reforms today. Bolling announced he was forming this PAC last year describing it as a funding/support mechanism to encourage moderate Republicans to seek office. One of the Virginia Mainstream Project goals is to propose specific policy solutions to the important […]

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Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling will attempt to right the Republican Party ship

Friday, June 7, 2013

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling will attempt to right the Republican Party ship

When asked about what some people call Virginia’s extreme right-wing 2013 Republican ticket Lt. Governor Bolling said that is what happens in small, closed party conventions. Bolling dropped his bid for governor when the Republican Party of Virginia changed the nominating process from a primary to a convention. More tea party conservatives had taken control […]

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Lt. Governor Bill Bolling endorses candidates with VMP PAC support

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Lt. Governor Bill Bolling endorses candidates with VMP PAC support

Lt. Governor Bill Bolling was the keynote speaker at the 2013 Business Appreciation Week Breakfast hosted by the Roanoke County Office of Economic Development Thursday. He took questions following the breakfast and was candid about the future of the Republican Party and his own future. Bolling formed the Virginia Mainstream Project (VMP), a PAC and […]

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Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling forms PAC to elect mainstream Republicans

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling forms PAC to elect mainstream Republicans

Virginia Mainstream Project will focus on electing mainstream, conservative Republicans to public office and promote responsible policy solutions to the most important challenges facing the Commonwealth- RICHMOND – Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling today announced the formation of the Virginia Mainstream Project.  The Virginia Mainstream Project is a state-based political action committee that will focus on […]

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Bill Bolling won’t run citing financial, political and personal reasons

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Bill Bolling won't run citing financial, political and personal reasons

Lieutenant Governor Bolling decided it was just too risky to run as an “independent Republican.” The money from the party machine wouldn’t be there and Bolling has grown sour to the ideological direction of Virginia politics. What stands out is his lack of endorsement of the presumptive Republican nominee Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. With the […]

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Lt. Governor Bill Bolling comes closer to an independent run for governor

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Lt. Governor Bill Bolling comes closer to an independent run for governor

It is looking more and more likely that Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling will run as an independent Republican. He has previously stated he would announce his decision March 14. With this query to Virginians asking for advice and an immediate response he could be making his decision much sooner. (See Bolling’s entire communication below.) A […]

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Speculation mounts on a Bill Bolling gubernatorial run

Monday, February 18, 2013

Speculation mounts on a Bill Bolling gubernatorial run

The 2013 statewide election for Virginia’s governor is becoming more interesting by the day. The Republican presumptive nominee is Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and the Democratic presumptive nominee is former DNC chair Terry McAuliffe. On March 14 Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling will make an announcement. The announcement is widely speculated that he will run for […]

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Virginia Lt. Gov. Bolling calls for transportation compromise

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling supports compromise in the differing Senate and General Assembly transportation plans. Governor Bob McDonnell warns of any language raising taxes and wants money from the General Fund. The House bill follows the Governor McDonnell’s transportation plan for the most part. It eliminates the 17.5 cent a gallon gas tax and raises […]

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Lt. Governor Bill Bolling Unpredictable and Independent

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Lt. Governor Bill Bolling Unpredictable and Independent

In a speech the presumptive Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe said he’d be open to the Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling filling a roll in his administration if he was elected in November. McAuliffe is seeking a bi-partisan administration said McAuliffe’s Press Secretary, Josh Schwerin. Bolling accepted McAuliffe’s request to meet. Bolling said they talked about […]

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Passenger rail service coming to Roanoke sooner or much later

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Passenger rail service coming to Roanoke sooner or much later

On January 24 McDonnell was expected to make a personal appearance in Roanoke to garner support for his transportation package but his airplane was grounded due to high winds. He spoke over a cell phone and PA system. McDonnell’s transportation package eliminates the 17.5 cent gas tax and increases the sales tax to 5.8%. The […]

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Lt. Governor Bill Bolling Supports Medicaid Expansion

Friday, February 1, 2013

Lt. Governor Bill Bolling Supports Medicaid Expansion

In a letter to Senate and House leaders Thursday Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling parted ways with Governor McDonnell. In contrast to the governor Bolling recommended expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). He compared it to legislation he proposed in 2000. FAMIS, the Families Access to Medical Insurance Security has been improved through four […]

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