| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling issued the following statement on his decision not to run for governor as an independent:
“When I suspended my campaign for the Republican Party's nomination for Governor, I indicated that I wanted to be a more independent...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling released the following statement Wednesday on the $880 million transportation deal reached by House of Delegates and Senate negotiators:
“I am pleased that Senate and House negotiators have come to an agreement on a long term...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling sent a letter Thursday to the members of the House of Delegates and Senate conference committee tasked with working out a deal on a transportation funding package, in which he asks for both sides to make major concessions.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling sent a letter to General Assembly leaders Wednesday voicing his support for expanding Vriginia's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled over the summer that provisions...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:35 AM
In his first tie-breaking vote of the 2013 session Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling sided with Democrats to delay implementation of a measure designed to tighten Virginia's voter identification law.
The measure sponsored by Sen. Dick Black, R-Loudoun, would remove...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell's proposal to grade schools on the same A-to-F scale used for students has barely won General Assembly approval.
Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling cast a tie-breaking vote Tuesday to pass the bill in the 40-member Senate. The...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 3:44 AM
State lawmakers turned their focus to the boundaries of Virginia's 11 congressional districts briefly Tuesday before heading home for a nearly two-week break.
The House of Delegates passed maps put forward by Del. Bill Janis, R-Henrico, early Tuesday,...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:50 AM
New Jobs are on the way to Galax.
Governor McDonnell announced Wednesday morning that Albany Industries will expand its business in Galax. The expansion will create 335 new jobs over a three-year period. Fifty to 75 people will initially be hired. ...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:52 AM
In this year's General Assembly session, Senate Bill 924 passed on a tie-breaking vote by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling to impose new regulations on the state's abortion clinics. The law treats the clinic regulations as "emergency regulations" not subject to...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:37 AM
As we get closer to some major elections, Governor Bob McDonnell has some big plans for the state.
“If I can get elected more fiscal conservative Republicans in the Senate that are going to be more interested in entrepreneurial reforms I think...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Virginia Republicans say they are “delighted” with election results that give the GOP an effective majority in both the House of Delegates and the State Senate. Wednesday afternoon, Democratic leaders said Republicans are mistaken if they...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Virginia Democrats are preparing to file a lawsuit challenging the right of Republicans to seize a majority in
an evenly divided Senate unless they agree to share power.
Senate Democratic Leader Dick Saslaw and Sen. Don McEachin said Monday they will...