Tag: Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling

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Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling urges reform of state ethics laws

In advance of the start of the 2014 General Assembly, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling today issued a letter to members of the Senate of Virginia and the Virginia House of Delegates, encouraging them to pass meaningful legislation to strengthen Virginia’s ethics laws this year.

Karen Kwiatkowski: Thoughts on the McAuliffe win in Virginia

For many conservative and libertarian Virginians, there is a dull sense of horror at the somewhat close election of uber-slimy Terry McAuliffe. We were subjected to nonstop negative ads, in particular focusing on women’s body parts. Anyone with a uterus was encouraged to “see something, say something,”

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Bill Bolling: Republicans need to have conversation about ‘future’

Two-term Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, left on the outside looking in after Virginia Republicans decided to nominate firebrand Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to run for governor, said late Tuesday in the wake of Cuccinelli’s loss in the high-profile governor race that the state GOP needs to rethink its approach in the future.

Perspectives on the economy: U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling

Interesting week for me in my often overlapping roles as a business writer and politics writer. On Wednesday, I met with U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, after a roundtable in Staunton with local business owners and business leaders who gave Warner quite the earful about the state of business and the state of the […]

Political Blogs: Sunday, Feb. 14

Featured: Jim McKelvey, Bill Bolling, Creigh Deeds Jim McKelvey: Senate Bill 481 www.mckelveyforcongress.com Once again politicians at every level of government do not get it. State Sen. Robert Hurt introduced SB 481; this bill essentially lowers the number of new employees a business must hire to be eligible for a tax credit. We need to […]

Bolling: Jobs and Opportunity Agenda good for Virginia

   Column by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling www.ltgov.virginia.gov During this year’s statewide campaign, Bob McDonnell and I talked a lot about getting our economy moving again and creating jobs. We said then, and we reaffirm now, that this is the most important issue currently facing our state. Over the past several months, we have worked […]

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber represented at Chamber Day at the Capitol

   Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce made its presence known in Richmond on Wednesday at the annual Virginia Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Day at the Capitol”. Twenty-six Chamber of Commerce and 58 statewide organizations, leadership programs and businesses descended upon the Capitol to express support for business friendly legislation and […]

Bolling earns job-czar appointment

  Staff Report www.ltgov.virginia.gov Virginia Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell announced tody that Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling will serve in his Cabinet as Virginia’s Chief Jobs Creation Officer. “Bill Bolling is about to become the busiest lieutenant governor in America,” said McDonnell, confirming that Bolling will also chair his Job Creation and Economic Opportunity Task Force and […]