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Chairman Mullins: Lots of Donor Payback, Little Substance in McAuliffe Budget Amendments

RPV Chairman Pat Mullins issued the following statement: “Terry McAuliffe has made it very clear that he will take care of the donors to his campaign.  Anti-2nd Amendment zealot Michael Bloomberg gave him $1.7 million during his run for Governor. Radical environmentalist Tom Steyer gave another $1.7 million, in addition to millions more in TV… Read more »

House leaders on Governor’s budget amendments

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Caucus Chairman Timothy D. Hugo (R-Fairfax), Majority Whip Jackson H. Miller (R-Manassas) and House Appropriations Committee Chairman S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) issued the following statement Wednesday on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget amendments. “We appreciate the Governor’s work in crafting… Read more »

SENATE REPUBLICANS EXPRESS DISAPPOINTMENT AT McAULIFFE POLICY INITIATIVES FOR 2015 SESSION

Senate Republicans today commented on Governor Terence R. McAuliffe’s address to the Senate Finance, House Appropriations, and House Finance Committees. “Having served in the General Assembly during the terms of seven governors, I am disappointed Governor McAuliffe still does not understand that collaboration between the legislature and executive is essential to moving Virginia forward,” declared… Read more »