Tag: hearing

newspaper

SCC reschedules hearing on high-voltage transmission grid in Fauquier, Prince William

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has rescheduled a February 4 public hearing in Richmond to convene on April 20 regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power to upgrade and improve various electric transmission facilities located in Fauquier and Prince William counties.


terry mcauliffe

Gov. McAuliffe statement on Bob McDonnell sentencing

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today following the sentencing hearing of former Governor Bob McDonnell.


bob mcdonnell

Two years for Bob McDonnell in federal corruption case

A federal judge has sentenced former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in prison on his convictions in a corruption case, a stunning downfall for a once-rising star in the Republican Party.


hearing healthcare

Volume Discount Sale at Hearing Healthcare of Virginia

Will you HEAR this year? Give yourself or a loved one the gift of better hearing this year! Hearing Healthcare of Virginia has secured a limited quantity of premium digital hearing aids at a dramatic discount. We are passing the savings right on to you! This is an opportunity to obtain cutting edge technology at rock bottom prices!


police

Shots fired at Waynesboro apartment complex: No injuries

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred overnight at the Brandon Ladd Apartments off Rosser Avenue.


uva soccer

Kick ‘em while they’re up: UCLA coach insists Bruins were ‘better team’

The “better team” lost on Sunday. That’s what UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was selling after his Bruins fell to UVA in the national championship game on Sunday in penalty kicks.


Ken Plum: A legislator’s holiday season

The multiple celebrations that make up the holiday season bring travel, big meals, and family and friend reunions. For state legislators the end of the year and the holidays bring an additional dimension: preparation for the next legislative session.


virginia football

UVA football: Max Valles staying, Eli Harold going

The rumor mill had UVA linebacker Max Valles leaving school for the NFL Draft. He’s not; but teammate Eli Harold is.


tim kaine

Tim Kaine presses case for Senate ISIL vote

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine continued his months-long push for a meaningful, transparent debate and vote on an authorization for U.S. military action against ISIL.


chris graham

Racial divide and be conquered

I read this post from the blog Gawker on a topic related to the racial tensions resulting from the inexplicable grand-jury actions in Missouri and New York that let a pair of cops who killed unarmed petty-crime suspects go free.


tim kaine

Kaine statement on Senate committee move to debate, vote on ISIL response

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez’s decision to hold a hearing on the U.S. mission against ISIL next Monday.


bob goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte: Secret Service reform needed

At a recent House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy called the security lapses that allowed an armed man to jump the fence and enter the White House “devastating.”


virginia tech

Virginia Tech student workers gain valuable hotel, restaurant experience

Debbie Cadenas of Middleburg, Virginia, is one of at least 100 students who work at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center at any given time


police

Everything that went wrong in Ferguson

That the grand jury in Missouri hearing evidence in the shooting death of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown decided not to return an indictment against police officer Darren Wilson was no surprise.


road work transportation

Lynchburg VDOT District design public hearing scheduled

A design public hearing for a proposed project in the Lynchburg VDOT District will be held on Tuesday, December 9 from 4-6 pm at Temperance Elementary School, 1981 Lowesville Road, Amherst.


robert hurt

Congressman Robert Hurt statement on flood insurance hearing

Congressman Robert Hurt released a statement after attending a hearing held by the Financial Services’ Housing and Insurance Subcommittee on the flood insurance market.


virginia football

JMU football is playoff bound: UVA could learn a lesson there

Is the problem at UVA lack of talent on the roster? The recruiting numbers would suggest, as they did at this time last year with respect to JMU, no.


bob goodlatte

Goodlatte to chair House Judiciary hearing on Secret Service blunders

Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte, calling the recent series of blunders by the Secret Service a “comedy of errors,” is set to chair a House Judiciary Committee hearing to get some answers.


congress

Warner, Kaine offer support for confirmation of judicial nominee Elizabeth Dillon

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine expressed their support for Elizabeth K. Dillon, nominee to the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt statement on Financial Services hearing on terrorist financing

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after attending a hearing held by the Financial Service Committee entitled, “Terrorist Financing and the Islamic State.”


police

Vehicle-deer collisions can impact your car insurance

November is the peak month for collisions between vehicles and deer. Motorists need to be careful, especially when driving at dawn or dusk and in areas where deer are prevalent.


democrats republicans

The Dark Side of Political Life: Five ways to promote civil discourse

Do we have to continue with “I’m okay and you’re an idiot” in our political life? The short answer is no, but getting there will not be easy.


hearing healthcare

Gift certificate for turkey with hearing screening in November

Schedule a free hearing screening appointment with Hearing Healthcare of Virginia in November, and get a $10 voucher toward your turkey, just in time for your family dinner!


robert hurt

Robert Hurt: Constituent services are a top priority

While people often associate the work of Congress with debates on legislation, our office provides a variety of additional services of which you should be aware.


Prominent Palestinian physician and peace activist to visit EMU

During a three-week war between the Israeli military and Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip, two tank shells crashed through the bedroom wall of a home where Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish lived with his family.


Man charged with calling in bomb threat to Waynesboro courthouse

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man Thursday after he phoned in a bomb threat to the Waynesboro General District Court at approximately 1:15 p.m. on Monday.


Union-backed California Gov. Brown appeals Vergara decision

California Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to appeal the Vergara decision on teacher tenure and other traditional job protections for teachers. This isn’t a surprising move, considering how much political backing Brown has received from teachers’ unions.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt: Protecting health, safety in face of Ebola crisis requires more action

Over the past several weeks, our office has received numerous calls and emails from constituents who are concerned about the growing threat of the spread of Ebola in the United States and abroad.


business

SCC urges knowing your stuff when it comes to homeowners insurance

When it comes to homeowners insurance, consumers generally consider the value of their home, but many fail to consider all of their valuable possessions inside.


smoking

Virginia Department of Health kicks off 31-day countdown to quit smoking

The Virginia Department of Health is launching its Countdown to Quit Day, October 20, to help tobacco users prepare for Virginia Quit Day, November 20.