Cuccinelli’s transparency election promise at the 2009 VCOG annual conference

Friday, July 26, 2013

Cuccinelli's transparency election promise at the 2009 VCOG annual conference

If I didn’t remember anything about the 2009 Virginia Coalition for Open Government conference I remember this. Then Senator Ken Cuccinelli’s promised transparency. In today’s Roanoke Times Lawrence Hammack, another open government wonk, has an article about Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s opinion on the appropriation of public funds to nonprofits without proper contracts. The purpose […]

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Joint release: agencies issue guidance on federal debt

Friday, August 5, 2011

Joint release: agencies issue guidance on federal debt

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Earlier today, Standard & Poor’s rating agency lowered the long-term rating of the U.S. government and federal agencies from AAA to AA+. With regard to this action,the federal banking agencies are […]

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Tim Kaine calls impending government shutdown unacceptable

Friday, April 8, 2011

The impending government shutdown is unacceptable. Not only will it cost taxpayers more in the long run, but it’s foolish to play dice with our economy just when we’re seeing the first signs of recovery. What’s more, it’s going to hurt Virginia’s many federal workers and military families at home and abroad.  As Governor, I […]

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Cuccinelli gives $55,500 campaign donation to Virginia veterans charities

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Cuccinelli gives $55,500 campaign donation to Virginia veterans charities

PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday, July 28 – Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced his intentions to donate $55,500 to veterans’ charities around the Commonwealth. The funds were originally donated to the Ken Cuccinelli for Attorney General Campaign in the summer and fall of 2009 by Bobby Thompson. In recent months, Thompson and a charity he directs, the United […]

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Campaign Finance Reporting 2009: 99 pages of “oops” on the wall

Friday, November 20, 2009

Campaign Finance Reporting 2009: 99 pages of “oops” on the wall

Be careful what you ask for from the Virginia State Board of Elections in Richmond. You might just get it and get it I did. Take a gander at the collapsible spreadsheet that David Allen, Campaign Finance Manager sent me last week. The spreadsheet had some hidden rows and columns that are now viewable. The […]

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Republicans emboldened by Democrats loss – video

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Republicans emboldened by Democrats loss - video

In the waning days of the Virginia’s gubernatorial campaigns Democrats felt victory slip-sliding away. Some tried to keep their enthusiasm but each poll was like a dagger in their heart. Pundits were already beginning to do postmortems as the Deeds Wagner Shannon ticket sank further with each poll. The State Democratic ticket never developed a […]

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Wide margin wins for Virginia’s 17th, 11th and 8th districts – Sheriff & Commissioner race tight – video

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Wide margin wins for Virginia’s 17th, 11th and 8th districts – Sheriff & Commissioner race tight - video

Republican incumbent 8th District Delegate and Majority Leader Morgan Griffith handily won reelection Tuesday with 69% of the vote. He was challenged by Democrat Carter Turner. Griffith in his victory speech said of those who didn’t vote for him to “come and sit down and talk … if we disagree we can at least be friends.” […]

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Statement from Senator Creigh Deeds on election night

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Statement from Senator Creigh Deeds on election night

RICHMOND – Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, the Democratic candidate for Governor, released the following statement about the election results. “I have said from the beginning that this election is about Virginia’s future, about bringing opportunity, prosperity, and hope to every corner of the Commonwealth. “Tonight, I’m humbled and gratified by the support and hard work […]

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Confident Team McDonnell at Roanoke Regional Airport Election Eve – video

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Confident Team McDonnell at Roanoke Regional Airport Election Eve - video

A crowd of about the same size as the Deeds Team that gathered earlier in the morning of election eve greeted the Republican ticket of Bob Mcdonnell for governor, Lt. Governor for reelection Bill Bolling and Sen. Ken Cuccinelli for attorney general. Cuccinelli was anxiously waiting to present to the crowd his broom handle baring […]

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Team Deeds on Election Eve at Fire Station No. 1 – video

Monday, November 2, 2009

Team Deeds on Election Eve at Fire Station No. 1 - video

Teaming and ready for victory said Richard “Dickie” Cranwell Virginia Democratic Party chair at an 8:30 Roanoke Rally held at Fire Station No. 1 in downtown Roanoke. Governor Tim Kaine led of followed by Steve Shannon the Attorney General candidate, Jody Wagner the Lt. Governor candidate and finally Creigh Deeds candidate for governor. Shannon called […]

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Martin Jeffrey says vote for Troy Bird November 3

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Martin Jeffrey says vote for Troy Bird November 3

Martin Jeffrey who lost his bid to incumbent Democrat Onzlee Ware (D-11) in the June primary threw his support behind the Republican candidate Troy Bird. Bird a Republican will face Ware on November 3. Jeffrey in a press release: These are extraordinary times, and we face extraordinary challenges in our country and in the Commonwealth. […]

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Senator Creigh Deeds phone banks at Roanoke headquarters – video

Friday, October 30, 2009

Senator Creigh Deeds phone banks at Roanoke headquarters - video

A crowd of about 70 supporters cheered as the Democratic gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds arrived at the Roanoke headquarters. Deeds traveled with Jon Bowerbank who once was a Democratic primary candidate for Lt. Governor. Deeds told supporters that “the only poll that matters is the one on November 3.” He trails in the polls with […]

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