Northern Neck Republican News Archives

2008-2010 Archive News Articles


 

Rep Wittman's On-Line Office - New & Improved

Wittman Comments on the President’s Address to Joint Session of Congress - 8 September 2011

Wittman Urges Deal on VA Congressional Districts - 25 August 2011

Ransone Takes 99th Nod - 24 August 2011

Candidates' Colors Show at Forum in Warsaw VA - 9 August 2011

Republicans Seek Neck's House Seat - 7 August 2011

Wittman: Deal is Just One Step - 6 August 2011

Caroline County Redistricting Approved - 31 July 2011

Wittman Receives Award for Veteran's Work - 9 July 2011

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 4 July 2011

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 6 June 2011

Wittman: Bin Laden Photos Confirms Death - 14 May 2011

Wittman Votes to Fight Rising Energy Costs - 11 May 2011

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 19 April 2011

Lawmakers Witness Tornado Damage in NC, Across the South - 18 April 2011

Wittman Statement on Arlington National Cemetery Hearing - 14 April 2011

Rob Wittman talks Federal Spending, Accountability at Arlington National Cemetery - 14 April 2011

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 5 April 2011

Wittman Presses for Energy Development in Virginia - 4 April 2011

Logic, Not Hype, On Offshore Drilling - 4 April 2011

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 21 December 2010 

Wittman Statement on Afghanistan-Pakistan Annual Review - 16 December 2010

Wittman Speaks on Arlington Cemetery Accountability Legislation - 16 December 2010

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 13 December 2010

Wittman Elected Chairman of U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors - 6 December 2010

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 6 December 2010

Keeping the Neck Together - 1 December 2010

Wittman Returns from Afghanistan - 23 November 2010

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 24 November 2010

Republicans Reclaim Control in Virginia's House Districts - 3 November 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 25 October 2010

The House:  Wittman, Cantor and Beyond ... 24 October 2010

League of Women Voters Debate for 13 October 2010 - 8 October 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 8 October 2010

NRA and VFW Endorse Wittman - 4 October 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 4 October 2010

NRA-PVF Endorses Rob Wittman for U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia's 1st Congressional District - 1 October 2010

Senator Richard H. Stuart Recognized by the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association - 30 September 2010

Wittman Blasts DoD for Faulty Decision-Making - 29 September 2010

Wittman: Pentagon JFCOM Meeting a "Bitter Disappointment" - 28 September 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 24 September 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 17 September 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 10 September 2010

The National Federation of Independent Business Endorses Rob Wittman - 23 August 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 20 August 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 13 August 2010

Area Faces Loss of Command: Bipartisan group blasts defense closure plan - 11 August 2010

Congressman Wittman Opinion Editorial in The Daily Press: Come Together, Act Now for a Healthy Bay - 5 August 2010

Wittman: Emergency Session Should Focus on Real Relief for Families and Businesses - 10 August 2010

Not Greek to Me:  We Need Frugle Congressmen - 3 August 2010

Campaigns Spar Over Gun Rights - 3 August 2010

Virginia Tech Alumus Profile - Rob Wittman 

Wittman Applauds Air Force F-22 Basing Announcement - 29 July 2010

Smash-mouth Tactics are Unseemly in VA - 29 July 2010

Ball's 'Grease Gun': Her Weapon of Choice - 28 July 2010

Wittman Supports House Passage of Key Veterans, Military Construction Annual Funding - 28 July 2010

Wittman Supports Legislation Funding Troops - 27 July 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 26 July 2010

Wittman Votes to Halt More Unchecked Federal Spending - 22 July 2010

Congressman, Governor back Joint Forces Command - 23 July 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 21 July 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 15 July 2010

Wittman Introduces Legislation to Enhance Federal Leasing Activities in the First District - 15 July 2010

Wittman Applauds Passage of Telework Bill - 14 July 2010

Wittman: "I'm disappointed that once again, funding for our troops is tied to unrelated domestic spending" - 1 July 2010

Wittman Weekly Washington Update - 25 June 2010

Wittman Asks Leaders to Reconsider Decision to Skip Federal Budget Debate - 23 June 2010

Congressman Wittman speaks during Committee on Natural Resources hearing on oil spill - 15 June 2010

The Ball Game: Dirt Lot: Krystal Ball tries fairly hard early to prove herself unfit for Congress - 16 June 2010

"A Mighty Fish Story: Wittman’s Walls Bring Great Outdoors Inside" By Alison McSherry Roll Call Staff  - 16 June 2010 

Wittman Statement on Administration's Energy Decision - 27 May 2010

 Committee Adopts Wittman Measure Supporting Military Families - 19 May 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 14 May 2010

Congressman Wittman Delivered Keynote Address at Monroe Birthday Event  - 24 April 2010

Wittman Supports Measure on Earmark Reform - 22 April 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 16 April 2010

State Senator Stuart's Report from the Capitol - 16 April 2010

State Senator Stuart's Report From the Capitol - 19 March 2010

State Senator Stuart's Report From the Capitol - 12 February 2010

Wittman Broadband Panel: Broadband Critical for Economic Growth - 2 February 2010

Wittman Statement on the President's State of The Union Message - 27 January 2010

Wittman Swears

Governor McDonnell's 2010 State of the Commonwealth Address - 18 January 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 15 January 2010

Wittman Welcomes Northrop Grumman To The National Capital Region - 6 Januay 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 8 January 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 1 January 2010

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 25 December 2009

Wittman Introduces Telework Tax Incentive Act - 16 December 2009

Wittman Statement on Debt Limit Increase - 16 December 2009

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 3 December 2009

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 27 November 2009

Hampton Roads Lawmakers Support Governor’s Request for Federal Disaster Assistance:  Letter to the President Urges Swift Action to Aid Constituents - 23 November 2009

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 20 November 2009 

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 30 October 2009

Wittman To Host Veteran’s Town Hall on 10 Nov - 30 October 2009

Wittman Statement On Democrat’s Unveiling Of Health Legislation - 29 October 2009

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 9 October 2009

Wittman to Host Live Tele-Townhall on 15 Oct - 11 October 2009

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 2 October 2009

Crabill Gets N.R.A.'s Highest Pro-Gun Rating for Non-Incumbents - 28 September 2009

Crabill Campaign Standard: Speaking Directly, Honestly On Issues - 25 September 2009

Rappahannock Record - Fiction or Fact, column by Robert Mason, Jr., Editor - 24 September 2009

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 18 September 2009

National Gun-Rights Group Backs Crabill’s Candidacy For DelegateGun Owners of America Launches Statewide Fund-Raising Effort for Republican Nominee - 17 September 2009
Pollard Declines Crabill’s Unique Proposal For Campaign Debates: Proposal Was for High School Students, Monitored by Government Teachers, to Ask Questions - 16 September 2009

Wittman Statement On Decsion To End Missile Defense Shield In Eastern Europe - 17 September 2009

Wittman Hosts Job Fair on Monday, 14 September (Audio) (Flyer)

Wittman's Washington Weekly Update - 11 September 2009

Wittman Statement On Eighth Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks - 11 September

Wittman Statement On President’s Speech On Healthcare Reform  - 9 September 2009

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 26 June 2009

Wittman Advocates Economically Viable Transition To Clean Energy - 26 June 2009

Wittman Votes To Approve Defense Bill - 25 June 2009

Wittman Washington Weekly Update - 19 June 2009

Wittman Supports Defense Bill Passage - 17 June 2009

Health Care Solutions Group Announces Plan - 17 June 2009

Wittman Opposes Shortchanging The Troops - 16 June 2009

Statement of Republican Party of Virginia Chairman Pat Mullins on Democrats “Unity” Rally in Williamsburg - 13 June 2009

Wittman Weekly Washington Update - 12 June 2009

Wittman Announces NOAA Grant - 3 June 2009

Wittman Supports Virginia Tribal Recognition - 3 June 2009

Wittman Weekly Washington Update - 29 May 2009

Wittman Weekly Washington Update - 22 May 2009

Wittman Announces Census Burea Job Opportunities - 19 May 2009

Wittman Weekly Update - 15 May 2009

Wittman Statement On Release Of Disaster Funds For Watermen  - 13 May 2009

McDonnell/Bolling Unveil "More Energy, More Jobs" Program - 5 May 2009

Wittman Weekly Update - 1 May 2009

Longtime Local Roots Anchor New Commonwealth Attorney - 29 April 2009

Polluted Waters Focus of Meetings - 29 April 2009

Wittman Video Statement On Increase In Blue Crab Population - 28 April 2009

Wittman On-line Office - 20 March 2009

Wittman Statement On Increase In Blue Crab Population  - 20 April 2008

Wittman Weekly Update - 10 April 2009

Wittman Statement On Navy Decision To Postpone Carrier Move - 9 April 2009

Nye and Wittman Lead Multi-State Effort to Block Carrier Move - 8 April 2009

Wittman To Host Video Telephone Town Hall 4:30 PM 3 April 2009 - 2 April 2009

Wittman Votes For Alternative Budget - 2 April 2009

Wittman Lauds Naming Of Caroline County As Award Finalist - 1 April 2009

Wittman Statement On Return Of Taxpayer Money From AIG Employees - 19 March 2009

Wittman Supports Virginia Tribal Recognition - 18 March 2009

Wittman Statement On President’s Proposed Reduction Of Veterans Health Benefits - 17 March 2009

Wittman Statement On AIG Bonuses - 16 March 2009

McDonnell For Governor Campaign Kickoff Event Schedule - 16 March 2009

Wittman Weekly Update - 13 March 2009

House Passes Wittman's Initiative To Improve Water Quality In Chesapeake Bay - 12 March 2009

Wittman Announces New Jobs to Dahlgren - 4 March 2009

Wittman Votes Against Spending Bill - 13 February 2009

Wittman Tapped as Top Republican on Armed Services Subcommittee - 28 January 2009

Wittman Meets With President Obama to Discuss Stimulus Package - 27 January 2009

Wittman Statement on the Inauguration of Barack Obama as America's 44th President - 20 Jan 2009

99th District Call for 15 December 2008 - 8 December 2008

Republicans Win Area House Seats - 5 November 2008

Congressman Rob Wittman's Statement on the Financial Markets - 19 September 2008

Wittman Announces Colonial Williamsburg Grant - 12 September 2008

Wittman Weekly Washington Update - 12 September 2008

McCain Campaign Press Release - Palin VP Pick - 29 August 2000

Conservatives Hail McCain Vice Presidentail Pick - 29 August 2008

Sarah Palin Selected as McCain Choice for Running Mate - 29 August 2008

League of Women Voters:  Governor Mark Warner declines to participate in televised U.S. Senate debate - 29 August 2008

Important news.  Warner's suport by big labor and his reported support of the so-called Employee Free Choice Act. (EFCA) - 24 August 2008

Gilmore Campaign Hits Region - 21 August 2008

Fredericksburg Democrats Demand Hummel Withdraw - 18 July 2008

Hummell May Drop Out of Race - 4 July 2008

Democrat Suspenses Campaign - 4 July 2008

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rep Wittman Endorses Lee Anne Washington for Delegate - 10 February 2008

Winner in 99th Gets Seat Quickly, Who Votes? - 4 February 2008

Republican Lee Anne Washington is Facing Democrat Albert Pollard for 99th District Seat - 25 January 2008

Letter of Endorsement for Lee Anne Washington by Jeanne Kling, Chair, Northumberland County Republican GOP Committee - 24 January 2008

Fred Thompson - Reliable Conservative - 18 January 2008

King George Republican Committee Makes Note of Albert's Promises Versus His Voting Record - January 2008

Rep Rob Wittman Stages Town Hall Meeting from Iraq - 9 January 2008

Wittman Makes First Trip to Iraq; Praises Prime Minister - 9 January 2008

House of Delegates Nominee Lee Anne Washington to Speak at G.O.P. Women's Club Meeting - 4 January 2008

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 2007 Archive News Articles

No Donnybrook at 28th District Senatorial Meeting
The Journal Press Inc. • P. O. Box 409 • King George • VA • 22485
Staff Reporter 09.MAY.07

A meeting that could have turned into a real donnybrook fizzled and degenerated into two somewhat connected sessions of shadow boxing. The meeting was that of the Republican 28th Senatorial District Committee held in the office of the Bank of Lancaster in Montross on Tuesday evening.

According to the official call for the meeting, its purpose was to transact routine business, but there were disputes among various members of the Committee...
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Republican Firehouse Primary
By The Journal - Westmoreland County staff
The Journal - Westmoreland County/STPNS
April 23, 2007
WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Virginia (STPNS) -- Northern Neck Republicans will get an opportunity to select their candidate to replace Senator John Chichester in a "fire house primary" in Westmoreland on Saturday, May 19. There will be polling locations in each of the counties representing the 28th District. In Westmoreland the poll will be located at Del. Rob Wittman's office in Montross from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The King George primary will take place at Tabernacle Baptist Church, on Rt. 3. 
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Interview with John Van Hoy Candidate 28th Senate District May 1, 2007
Posted by hirons in Virginia General Assembly, Stafford County Politics, 2007 Elections, Virginia Politics, Republicans
As we continue our coverage of the 28th Senate District contest for the Republican Nomination we now present our interview with candidate John Van Hoy.  John is a former Chairman of the Stafford Republican Committee.  He served in that role for 12 years from 1989 to 2002.   John has also served on a number of community boards both local and state level.   The boards he has served on include, but not limited to: Stafford County Utility Commission, State Water Commission, and the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors.  
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Elephant Ears
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Race is On in the 28th

As campaign season heats up, the 28th Senate District looks to potentially be a very competitve race. As you all know, the dems have convinced former Del. Albert Pollard from the northern neck to run for this seat.

The GOP nomination seems to be a bit more murky right now. Intially, it appeared John Van Hoy would be the default candidate due to his support and closeness to 1st District Chair Russ Moulton and being on State Central. Since then two more Stafford candidates have emerged: Joe Graziano, a narrowly defeated supervisor candidate; and Jonathon Myers, a long time party activist and GOP committee secretary. Read More Here ...


 
 

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