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My pick for president is…

08/07/2015 | News |

I am honored to announce that I am joining Scott Walker’s team as his Virginia Campaign Chairman. After eight years with Barack Obama in the White House, the American economy is stagnant and burdensome regulations are crippling small businesses. The Obama-Clinton foreign policy doctrine has left our friends to fend for themselves, our enemies unchecked, and the world a more dangerous place. We simply can’t afford eight more years of irresponsible liberal...

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Agriculture Under Attack

07/13/2015 | News |

I recently attended a regional meeting of the Virginia Association of Counties (VACO) where local county officials and legislators talked about the regional economy and about agriculture being the lifeblood of the Shenandoah Valley region. Augusta, Rockingham, Page and Shenandoah Counties are four of the top five agriculture-producing counties in the state. Agriculture is our number one industry in Virginia, and it's continued vitality is essential to the...

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Boosting Transparency in Government

04/12/2015 | News |

The General Assembly passed legislation this year to increase transparency and accountability in government. Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed it. This is unfortunate, and shows that McAuliffe isn't as serious about transparency and ethics reform as his rhetoric suggests.

Let's start with some background.

The attorney general is the commonwealth's top lawyer. He represents the governor, the General Assembly, state agencies and departments. He also is tasked with...

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Virginia's 26th

Virginia's 26th Senate district includes the City of Harrisonburg and the counties of Rockingham (part), Shenandoah, Page, Warren, and Rappahannock.

The Shenandoah and Page Valleys are some of the most beautiful areas in all of Virginia. Rich in beauty, history, and heritage, people from around the world are attracted to the bountiful entertainment and sites right here in the 26th District. It is a great place to raise a family, and I am honored to represent this beautiful and friendly district.

Not sure if you're in the 26th? Find out here, examine a detailed map of the 26th (pdf), or view a map of all of Virginia's state senate districts (pdf).

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  • Thanks @EdWGillespie for firing up the troops! Lots of new faces tonight. Also great to be with @RepGoodlatte! twitter.com/edwgillespie/s…
    Posted 11h
  • After an 8 year war on coal, declining tax revenue from Energy companies can't surprise anyone. pic.twitter.com/jWuGVIbekB
    Posted 26 Aug
  • Gov cites need for educational innovation to boost economy. He could prove his commitment by embracing Charter Schools.
    Posted 26 Aug
  • Gov cites MD & NY shortfalls as evidence that ours isn't that bad. They rank 29 and 30 respectively in CNBC rankings of best states for biz.
    Posted 26 Aug
  • Va has dropped from no. 1 to 13 in rankings of best states for business. Why should we be surprised by a corresponding revenue drop.
    Posted 26 Aug

Facebook Updates


  • I had the honor of speaking at the Trooper Harry Lee Henderson Bridge Dedication ceremony earlier this week in Warren County.  I was proud to patron the legislation that names the bridge over Route 624 after Trooper Henderson.  Trooper Henderson was a dedicated public servant who paid the ultimate sacrifice while in the line of duty.  Thank you to all the men and women in law enforcement who work each day to keep us safe!
    Posted Thu, Aug 25.

  • It was great to welcome back students at Broadway High School this morning. Wishing all students, teachers, and administrators in the Shenandoah Valley a wonderful school year!
    Posted Tue, Aug 23.

  • Few events are more rewarding or inspiring to attend than a naturalization ceremony. Today I proudly participated in a ceremony where a Federal Judge administered the oath and 46 new Americans stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance for the first time as citizens of this great nation. These new citizens, their family and friends packed the courtroom for this important milestone in their lives. If you doubt the excitement of these new citizens, take a look at the smiles on the faces of the Morales family - Americans from Bridgewater!
    Posted Wed, Aug 17.