Monday, May 27, 2013

Virginia Governor's Race - #4499 - Dear Virginia, Terry McAuliffe is Not Your Friend - Hot Air

Dear Virginia, Terry McAuliffe is Not Your Friend - Hot Air - While most of us are waiting out the doldrums of an off year with not too much happening on the election front, Virginia residents have a bit more on their plates. They’ll be electing a new governor this November, and unlike Senate and House seats – which more affect matters of national policy – the chief executive of the Commonwealth is the person who holds the pen when it comes to any state level legislation and regulations which directly affect their lives. One issue which is very important to a lot of Virginians is energy and the jobs that come with it. In fact, there is significant bi-partisan support for off-shore drilling and other emerging energy technologies there. Most of Virginia’s elected officials, regardless of political party, have expressed interest in drilling, saying production would bring thousands of jobs and millions of dollars to the financially strapped state. But many have expressed caution after the deadly explosion in the Gulf of Mexico last year that created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.  Read more........

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