Thursday, April 20, 2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe
RICHMOND – Governor McAuliffe today announced that, following a thorough legal review of the case, he will commute the death sentence of Ivan Teleguz to life imprisonment without parole. Teleguz’s request for a pardon will be denied. Teleguz was convicted in the murder-for-hire of Stephanie Yvonne Sipe in July 2001. He was scheduled to be executed on April 25.
Announcing his decision at the Virginia State Capitol today, Governor McAuliffe delivered the following statement (as prepared):
Good afternoon, and thank you for joining us. I am joined today by my Secretary of Public Safety, Brian Moran, and my Counsel, Carlos Hopkins, both of whom have devoted countles
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Last year April 15 Tax Day Protest
Roanoke TEA Party will gather in Elmwood Park Friday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Elected officials are invited but none will speak. It is dubbed as a Reverse Town Hall.
Release via Gregory Aldridge:
It was on April 15, 2009 that a group of 500 people assembled on Reserve Avenue in Roanoke to express frustration about the dramatic increases in deficit spending that had been announced by the incoming Obama administration. That largely spontaneous gathering led to the formation of our Roanoke group, which owing to the support of a core of liberty-loving citizens, is still going strong 2 years later.
Weve been trying for weeks to think of the perfect way to recognize this event, and continue the tradition of hosting a Tax Day protest in Roanoke. What we came up with might best be called a Reverse Town Hall. We will be inviting all elected officers in the Roanoke area to attend this event federal, state and local. but none will be invited to speak. We are inviting them to come and listen to us! Attendees will be able to record a video message or a write a written message to their representatives that may be absent.
The Reverse Town Hall will be held at Elmwood Park, where we will provide a place for each of our representatives to meet amicably with those they represent, as well as hear us voice Tea Party concerns from the main stage. There will be food available, so come on down after work!
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Local Events, Politics
Tags: activism, tax, TEA_Party