While standing by his contention that he lacks the authority to ban employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation as a matter of overall state policy, Gov. Bob McDonnell made it clear this afternoon that he will not tolerate such discrimination in the state’s executive branch. “Discrimination based on factors such as one’s sexual [...]
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March 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Discrimination, Gov. McDonnell
January 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Gov. McDonnell
Gov. Bob McDonnell named two lawyers to senior-level positions today: Matt Cobb, who will be deputy secretary of Health and Human Resources, and Rick Holcomb, who returns to the position of commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles. Cobb joined the Attorney General’s office in 2003 as an assistant AG, serving under four different attorneys [...]
December 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Gov. Kaine, Gov. McDonnell
Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell has appointed three members to his cabinet, including two lawyers. Lisa Hicks-Thomas of the attorney general’s office will be his Secretary of Administration, reports the Richmond-Times Dispatch. According to a press release from the govenor-elect’s office, Hicks-Thomas has worked in the attorney general’s office since 2001 and was appointed deputy attorney general [...]