Resolutions

Resolution Congratulating Governor Bob McDonnell and Loudoun Republican Delegates and State Senator on the Recently Announced Budget Surplus

July 30, 2010

Resolution Congratulating Governor Bob McDonnell and Loudoun Republican Delegates and State Senator on the Recently Announced Budget Surplus

WHEREAS, honoring his campaign promise and complying with the Commonwealth of Virginia's constitutional requirement for a balanced budget, Governor Bob McDonnell has turned a $1.8 billion budget deficit to a budget surplus of at least $220 million; and


WHEREAS, Our Loudoun Republican Delegates, namely Tag Greason, Tom Rust, Bob Marshall, Joe May, and Jim LeMunyon, have worked tirelessly to support the Governor and to produce this surplus; and

WHEREAS, State Senator Jill Holtzman Vogel has worked tirelessly to support the Governor and to produce this surplus; and

WHEREAS, Governor McDonnell and Republicans in the State House and Senate were able to produce this surplus by cutting spending and not by raising taxes; and


WHEREAS, Republicans keep their promises, balancing the budget and creating jobs, helping middle class families and improving Virginia's economy; and

WHEREAS, State employees, who have not received a salary increase in nearly 4 years, will receive a one-time 3 percent December bonus; and

WHEREAS, local school districts will receive additional monies; and

WHEREAS, the Water Quality Fund and Transportation Trust Fund will receive monies;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED Governor Bob McDonnell and all elected Republicans from the House of Delegates and State Senate have the full support of the Loudoun County Republican Committee for their outstanding work in turning a budget deficit into a budget surplus, and be it further;

RESOLVED, the Loudoun County Republican Committee urges the Democrats in Congress to adopt a balanced budget, stop producing record deficits, and follow the good example of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and be it further;

RESOLVED, that the Chairman shall cause copies of this resolution to be disseminated at a time of his choosing to all state and local representatives of Loudoun County and members of the media.

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Mark Sell, LCRC

Chairman

July 26th 2010

http://www.governor.virginia.gov/news/viewrelease.cfm?id=238

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/14/AR2010071405749.html

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,596804,00.html

http://www.wtvr.com/news/dp-va--statefinances0714jul14,0,239137.story