Press Releases

September 05, 2013

Kaine Discusses National Security With Cadets, Tours Virginia State University

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, traveled to Petersburg for a campus tour of Virginia State University and met with Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) cadets. During his visit, Kaine discussed the ongoing debate in Congress over the use of military force in Syria to respond to the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons to kill civilians, listening to the perspective of cadets and members of the VSU … Continue Reading


September 04, 2013

Sens. Kaine & Warner Announce $12M Grant for I-64 Bridge Upgrade

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a $12 million grant to strengthen and re-deck two structurally deficient Interstate 64 bridges over the Maury River in Rockbridge County. More than 9,000 vehicles a day travel across these I-64 eastbound and westbound bridges connecting Covington and Lexington. The bridges, which were built in 1976, recently rated a score of 4 on a scale of 9 in terms of their structural … Continue Reading


September 04, 2013

Kaine Statement On Foreign Relations Vote On The Use Of Military Force In Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, released the following statement today after a resolution authorizing use of military force in Syria was passed out of the Foreign Relations Committee: "Today I voted for a limited authorization for the use of military force in Syria to respond to Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons to kill civilians, including more than 400 children. A … Continue Reading


September 03, 2013

Kaine Questions Kerry, Hagel, Dempsey On Use Of Military Force In Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, participated in a Foreign Relations Committee hearing today on the President's request for authorization of the use of military force in Syria. During the hearing, Kaine questioned Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey about the use of chemical weapons and … Continue Reading


September 03, 2013

ICYMI: Media Coverage Highlights Kaine's Support For Seeking Congressional Authorization In Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine continued to voice support this weekend for the President's decision to seek congressional approval of military action in response to Syria's use of chemical weapons and has expressed confidence that Congress will come together with the Administration to respond to the violation of an international norm that's been in place for 90 years. Kaine has been active on the issue of consultation between the executive and legislative … Continue Reading


August 31, 2013

Kaine Statement on President Obama's Commitment to Seek Congressional Authorization on Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, released the following statement today in response to the President's announcement that he will seek congressional authorization for military action in Syria: "I strongly support the President's decision to seek congressional approval of military action in response to Syria's use of chemical weapons. Our nation is stronger in military matters … Continue Reading


August 30, 2013

Kaine Visits Rappahannock River Oysters

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, the Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources, and the Virginia Seafood Council on the Rappahannock River today to view public oyster grounds and oyster sanctuaries before touring Rappahannock River Oyster Company. Throughout the day, Kaine applauded Virginia's continued oyster restoration efforts that have allowed the Chesapeake Bay oyster population to rebound in recent years. "As governor I was proud … Continue Reading


August 28, 2013

Kaine Makes Stops In Culpeper And Centreville

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine today traveled to Culpeper to join Amtrak representatives for a tour of the Amtrak station and learn about the positive impact it has had on commuters and the region's economy. The station, which saw 12,608 boardings and alightings in 2012, was built in 1904 and is a part of the Lynchburg route that has operated since 2009 and was one of Amtrak's most profitable lines last year. In Virginia alone, Amtrak supports 864 jobs and $100 million in goods and … Continue Reading


August 27, 2013

Kaine Discusses Sequestration In Dahlgren & King George

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Armed Services Committee, toured Naval Support Facility (NSF) Dahlgren where he visited the Aegis Training and Readiness Center and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). Throughout the tour, Kaine spoke with employees about his continued efforts to replace harmful sequester cuts and provide more budget certainty for the defense community. "It's great to be back at Dahlgren," said Kaine. "NSF Dahlgren is an … Continue Reading


August 26, 2013

Kaine Statement On Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, released the following statement in response to Secretary of State John Kerry's comments today on the use of chemical weapons in Syria: "The use of chemical weapons and indiscriminate killing of Syrian citizens by the Assad regime is despicable. Secretary Kerry's efforts to work with our allies and partners on an appropriate response is important. I … Continue Reading


August 20, 2013

Kaine Calls For Halting Egypt Aid, Says Thorough Policy Review Necessary

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, today released the following statement calling for the U.S. government to immediately cease assistance to the Egyptian government as the Obama Administration and Congress conduct a thorough policy review: "I continue to be deeply troubled by the ongoing violence in Egypt. I strongly urge a stop to the indiscriminate killing of innocent Egyptian … Continue Reading


August 16, 2013

Kaine Discusses Economic Development, Workforce Training In Bedford Co., Danville & South Boston

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited Bedford County and South Boston to learn more about regional economic development efforts and hosted an open house at his Danville office. In Bedford County, Kaine toured the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER) that works to bring public and private partners together to foster innovation and encourage workforce development in the fields of science and technology. While at the facility, Kaine also visited international … Continue Reading


August 15, 2013

Kaine Makes Education Stops In Harrisonburg & Waynesboro, Hosts Open House In Roanoke

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine participated in educational events in Harrisonburg and Waynesboro, attended the Rockingham County Fair and held an open house at his regional office in Roanoke. In the morning, Kaine joined educators and administrators at the 2013-2014 school year opening of the Harrisonburg City School System, where he spoke about the importance of investing in education and preparing students to succeed in a 21st century economy and congratulated teacher of … Continue Reading


August 15, 2013

Kaine Statement On Violence In Egypt

Waynesboro, VA - U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, released the following statement regarding Egypt today while traveling through the Shenandoah Valley: "The latest wave of violence in Egypt and the return to a State of Emergency are extremely troubling. I extend my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who have been killed or wounded in recent days and call on all parties to … Continue Reading


August 14, 2013

Join Us for an Open House in Roanoke

On Thursday, August 15, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will host an open house at his Roanoke regional office. During the event, Kaine will speak with constituents about the critical work his staff in Roanoke and across the state does to help Virginians as they navigate issues with federal agencies and other concerns. Kaine has six regional offices in Virginia located in Danville, Manassas, Norton, Richmond, Roanoke and Virginia Beach. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Gwen Mason at 540-682-5693. … Continue Reading


August 09, 2013

Sens. Kaine & Warner Announce $500,000 A-R-C Grant For Martinsville/Henry County's New College Institute

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner announced today that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and the New College Foundation a $500,000 grant to expand the New College Institute (NCI) in Martinsville. The NCI's proposed workforce training facility will train students in the high-demand fields of advanced manufacturing, technology and health care. NCI will use the ARC funding, matched by $1,483,236 from … Continue Reading


August 05, 2013

Kaine Joins Seventy-Five Senators In Bipartisan Letter Calling For Renewed Urgency on Iranian Nuclear Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined seventy-five U.S. Senators in a bipartisan letter sent to President Obama to call for tougher sanctions against Iran. The letter was circulated by Senators Kaine, Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Bob Casey (D-PA), Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH). In their letter to President Obama, the 76 Senators write: "But until we see a significant slowdown of Iran's nuclear activities, we believe our nation must toughen … Continue Reading


August 01, 2013

Kaine Joins 18 Senators In Letter To Obama, Urges Targets For Health Care Cost Savings

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined 18 other senators in sending a letter to President Obama, urging him to set specific cost-saving targets during the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and provide the general public with a better sense of the potential results of such cost-saving measures. The Senators wrote, "With so many voices in Washington calling for cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, cost savings through delivery system reforms are key to preserving and … Continue Reading


August 01, 2013

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Resolution Supporting Democracy in Venezuela, Condemning Violence against Political Opposition

WASHINGTON, DC - Following Venezuela's highly contested presidential elections and in response to growing political polarization, sporadic acts of violence against political opposition members, and an absence of political dialogue, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a resolution today supporting Venezuelan democracy, and condemning violence and intimidation against the country's political opposition. The resolution was introduced by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Senate Foreign … Continue Reading


August 01, 2013

Kaine, Warner, Hurt, Griffith Introduce Bill To Address Commonwealth Crossing Site

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner along with U.S. Representatives Robert Hurt, and Morgan Griffith, today introduced the Commonsense Permitting for Job Creation Act in both houses of Congress. The bipartisan, bicameral legislation would address the longstanding controversy in Henry County over the 726-acre proposed Commonwealth Crossing Business Center, and expedite the approval of an important economic development site. Henry County and the Martinsville-Henry Co. … Continue Reading

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