Tag: sean connaughton

Warner, Kaine request information on Ebola readiness in Virginia hospitals

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are requesting information on what is being done to ensure Virginia hospitals and health professionals have the supplies, training and information they need to effectively identify and treat any patients who present symptoms of Ebola.


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Toscano: Governor’s staff needs to show ‘civility’

Today, Transportation Secretary Sean Connaughton was quoted by a national newspaper stating that both legislators and legislative staff are “idiots”


Study examines issues with Virginia’s secondary roads

Today Secretary of Transportation Sean T. Connaughton announced the publication of a new study titled Policy Options for Secondary Road Construction and Management in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The study, authored by Dr. Jonathan L. Gifford, a professor at the George Mason University School of Public Policy, discusses historical aspects of Virginia’s secondary roads policy, […]


81: Wait and see

Special Report by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   You might remember all the hubbub over what they were planning to do with Interstate 81. They were going to pave over the Valley! That was what people were saying, anyway, looking at the monstrosities of plans that we knew as the Star Solutions proposal and the Fluor […]


Two surprises in McDonnell appointments

Gov.-elect appoints former Bolling rival, Kaine holdover to Cabinet posts Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net A former political rival to Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and a holdover from the outgoing administration of Democratic Gov. Tim Kaine highlight the Cabinet appointments announced today by Republican Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell. McDonnell appointed Sean Connaughton, former chairman of the […]