Archive for April, 2010
Speaker Howell led the way in passing bond authority in 2007 to enhance Virginia's transportation infrastructure. Today, Governor McDonnell authorized the sale of $500 million in bonds this May as the first part of a six-year, $2.2 billion program to support projects throughout the Commonwealth.
Check out details in the Governor's
Last night, Tony Wilt won the Republican nomination to from for Delegate in the 26th District Special Election on June 15. Be sure to visit
In six weeks, Tony will be one of two new members of the House Republican Caucus. Republicans in the 27th District (Chesterfield) will nominate their Special Election candidate in the coming weeks.
The 26th District includes the City of Harrisonburg and part of Rockingham County. Former Del. Matt Lohr represented the district before resigning to become Commissioner of the
Richmond, VA (April 21, 2010)--Today, the Virginia House Republican Caucus voted unanimously to elect
“As recognized leader within the Caucus, Tim understands the duties required of this position and has the right temperament and experiences to be very successful in his important new capacity,” stated
The position of Caucus Chairman is one of four leadership roles within the House Republican Caucus. Others serving in leadership positions include Speaker William Howell,
“I humbly accept the responsibility that has been entrusted to me today,” Delegate Hugo said in accepting the position. “Since being elected, I have watched the Republican Caucus expand on its majority under our current leadership. I am thrilled to broaden my responsibilities within the caucus and relish the opportunity to serve the citizens of Virginia.”
Delegate Hugo was first elected to the House of Delegates in a special election in December 2002, filling a vacancy left by former Delegate Jay O’Brien. Delegate Hugo garnered over 67% of the vote in his first election. Now serving in his eighth year as a member, Delegate Hugo is a member of the Commerce and Labor, Finance, Transportation, and Privileges and Elections Committees. He represents parts of Fairfax, Centreville, Clifton, and Fairfax Station.
Nixon resigned to become the Commonwealth's Chief Information Officer, leading the
Lingamfelter and other Virginians gathered at Capitol Square in Richmond and then headed together to DC to deliver a letter from 54 members of the House Republican Caucus to Virginia's Congressional Delegation urging them to respect the 10th Amendment to the Constitution.