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Del. Sam Rasoul sppointed to Militia, Police & Public Safety Committee

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) has been appointed to the Militia, Police, and Public Safety Committee by House Speaker William J. Howell.


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Roanoke Del. Sam Rasoul introduces Truth in Donating Act

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) has announced legislation that will protect Virginians from unknowingly donating to organizations posing as charitable groups.


Del. Sam Rasoul calls for amending U.S., Virginia constitutions to limit corruption

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) has announced that he will call for changes to the constitutions of both the United States and Virginia during the upcoming 2015 General Assembly session. Rasoul aims to restore fairness to elections and end gerrymandering via the legislation.


Del. Sam Rasoul releases first bill for 2015 session: Tax break on renewable energy

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) has introduced legislation that would see decreased taxes for businesses utilizing renewable energy.


Del. Sam Rasoul earns 100 percent rating from Sierra Club

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) has received a perfect score on the Virginia Sierra Club’s first General Assembly Legislative Scorecard.


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Governor McAuliffe announces Homeland Security grant awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that more than $4.8 million in federal funds will be awarded to multiple local government agencies to enhance emergency preparedness throughout Virginia.


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Virginia leaders applaud McAuliffe on workforce development

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday signed executive order 23: The New Virginia Economy Workforce Initiative, which establishes an ambitious new plan to help better prepare Virginian’s for a new and diversifying economy.


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Virginia marks first flight at Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership

Governor Terry McAuliffe and Virginia legislators from across the Commonwealth celebrated the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership’s First Flight ceremony at Virginia Tech on Wednesday.


GOP activist leaves party, joins Robert Sarvis Senate campaign

Roanoke native and political activist Caleb Coulter has resigned his position with the Republican Party in order to work as full-time campaign manager for the Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate, Robert Sarvis.


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McAuliffe announces SOL Innovation Committee members

The McAuliffe Administration announced the members and first meeting date for Virginia’s Standards of Learning Innovation Committee.


First-ever Virginia Science Festival announced

The Science Museum of Western Virginia, in partnership with Virginia Tech, today announced the inaugural Virginia Science Festival will be held Oct. 4-11 in Blacksburg and Roanoke, and invited other regions of the Commonwealth to host events under the festival umbrella.


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Veterans Job Fair set for April 30

The Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) are partnering to sponsor the third annual Veterans Only Job Fair.