Tag: Mark Warner
Is U.S. Sen. Mark Warner vulnerable in his upcoming 2014 re-election race? A poll commissioned by a conservative website suggests he may be. The Washington Free Beacon poll found that Warner would defeat a generic Republican candidate by just five points, 50 percent to 45 percent.
We need to start investing in America. Our economic competitors across the globe — places like China, Japan, and Germany — are reaping the benefits from recent investments in bridges and other projects. Meanwhile, our economy is getting dragged down by an infrastructure network that hasn’t been taken care of in too long.
U.S. Sens, Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined a coalition of senators in calling on President Obama to quickly appoint a long-term replacement for Jeffrey Zients, who is departing to become director of the National Economic Council on Jan. 2, to oversee the technical repair of healthcare.gov.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) led a spirited discussion about college affordability issues in Richmond today with students, parents and guidance counselors. Participants agreed they could benefit greatly if they had more access to better information when making college application and enrollment choices.
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced proposals today to strengthen military whistleblower protection laws to ensure those who are courageous enough to report sexual assault and other misconduct are not further victimized by retaliation.
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine offered comment following the announcement by the State Corporation Commission’s Bureau of Insurance approving renewal of existing healthcare plans in the individual and small business markets, allowing policyholders to continue existing coverage through the end of 2014.
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced legislation that would authorize the National Park Service to acquire more than 7,000 acres to add to Petersburg National Battlefield. Purchase of the land would make the Petersburg National Battlefield the largest Civil War historic battlefield in the nation.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) released the following statement today applauding House passage of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA). “Transparency is critical to our democracy – especially for a federal government that spends more than $3.7 trillion each year,” Sen. Warner said.
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced on Monday his choices for four key senior administration positions: Paul Reagan as Chief of Staff, Suzette Denslow as Deputy Chief of Staff, Secretary Ric Brown, who will stay on through at least the passage of the upcoming budget as Secretary of Finance, and Levar Stoney as Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Mark Herring, now calling himself attorney general-elect, is beginning the process of governing by announcing his transition committee co-chairs as well as his transition director.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), a member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, released the following statement today after Fannie Mae reported earnings of $8.7 billion and Freddie Mac reported $30.4 billion in profits in the third quarter.
Bob McDonnell credited the administration of Tim Kaine with helping in his transition to the Virginia governor’s office four years ago. Now the Republican governor is pledging to assist the incoming administration of Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe in the same fashion.