VaNews for Terry Kilgore



SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATORS SLAM KAINE OVER ENERGY CLAIMS

Kingsport Times News

Republican legislators in Southwest Virginia on Friday leveled broadsides at former Democratic Gov. Tim Kaine for a campaign ad referencing a new power plant in Wise County. Kaine is waging a campaign battle for a U.S. Senate seat against former Republican Gov. George Allen in the November elections. During a Friday teleconference, state Sen. Bill Carrico, R-Grayson, and Delegate Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, charged that Kaine takes credit -- and deserves next to none -- for Dominion Virginia Power's new Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul.

VaNews September 17, 2012



KILGORE SLAMS VIRGINIA DEMOCRATS OVER BUDGET

By STAFF, Kingsport Times News

Delegate Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, berated Senate Democrats on Thursday following Wednesday’s block of a budget bill by the latter.

VaNews March 2, 2012



SENATE-PASSED BILL WOULD TRY JUVENILES AS ADULTS

Associated Press

Juveniles facing a third conviction for serious drug offenses would be tried as adults under legislation approved by the Virginia Senate. Del. Terry Kilgore's bill passed 26-14 Thursday. It now goes back to the House of Delegates for consideration of amendments added by a Senate committee.

VaNews March 2, 2012



KILGORE SUPPORTS PUBLIC SAFETY LEGISLATION IN VIRGINIA HOUSE

By WES BUNCH, Kingsport Times News

Delegate Terry Kilgore lent his support Monday to a series of public safety initiatives introduced by Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates that would increase penalties for certain crimes. Kilgore, R-Gate City, expressed his support during a Policy Work Group press conference held by the House Republican Conference.

VaNews February 7, 2012



BILLS TO CREATE HEALTH-CARE EXCHANGES HALTED

By RAY REED, News & Advance (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Legislators and insurance lobbyists urged a House of Delegates committee to approve a bill Tuesday that would create a health-care exchange to comply with federal law, but the panel decided to wait. If the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold the federal health-care law in June, it’s possible the General Assembly may have a special summer session in Richmond to create the exchange.

VaNews February 1, 2012



SHOULD VIRGINIA ACT OR WAIT ON HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES?

By MICHAEL MARTZ , Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

The General Assembly is preparing for a debate over health insurance benefits for Virginians that Gov. Bob McDonnell wants to postpone. Six bills have been filed in the legislature proposing varying ways to set up a benefits exchange, which is required under the federal health-care reform law that McDonnell opposes and the state hopes to overturn in the U.S. Supreme Court.

VaNews January 23, 2012



KILGORE BILL TARGETS THOSE WHO MAKE METH NEAR CHILDREN

By STAFF, Kingsport Times News

Delegate Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, on Tuesday announced legislation to enforce stricter penalties for persons manufacturing methamphetamine in the presence of children. In cooperation with the Virginia Attorney General’s Office, Kilgore has introduced HB 717 to prohibit anyone 18 years of age or older from knowingly allowing a child to be present in the same dwelling during the manufacture or attempted manufacture of the illicit drug, or where at least two components used to make meth are present.

VaNews January 18, 2012



HOUSE GOP CAUCUS ROLLS OUT JOB-CREATION PACKAGE

By WESLEY P. HESTER, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

The House Republican Caucus on Monday unveiled its jobs plan: a package of bills aimed at helping businesses secure capital, promoting research and development, extending tax breaks for startup companies and requiring competitive bidding on transportation and infrastructure projects.

VaNews January 17, 2012



VA. DEMOCRATS PUSH TO ENACT PART OF OBAMA HEALTH CARE PLAN

By MICHAEL SLUSS, Roanoke Times (Metered Paywall - 20 articles a month)

Democrats in the House of Delegates said Wednesday they will push for creation of a state-run health insurance exchange during the upcoming General Assembly session, and voiced hope that Republicans will get on board with implementing a component of the federal health care overhaul.

VaNews January 12, 2012



KILGORE ELECTED TO NEW TERM AS TOBACCO COMMISSION CHAIRMAN

By STAFF, Kingsport Times News

Delegate Terry Kilgore, R-Gate City, has been re-elected to another two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission.

VaNews January 12, 2012