Water in the 2014 Virginia General Assembly – Opening Addresses by the Governor (Jan. 13) and the Speaker of the House (Jan. 8)

Following are links to the opening messages in the 2014 Virginia General Assembly by two of Virginia’s most influential public officials: Gov. Terry McAuliffe and House of Delegates Speaker William Howell.

1) The transcript of new Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s first address to a joint session of the General Assembly on January 13, 2014, is available at this link: https://governor.virginia.gov/news/newsarticle?articleId=2572.

2) Click here to listen to a 9 minute/43 second excerpt of the January 8 opening of the 2014 Virginia House of Delegates, including the election and address of Speaker Howell.  Mr. Howell’s speech is from 3:25  to 9:05 of the recording; it follows the oath of office administered to new members and then the Speaker’s election and oath of office.  Please note: Mr. Howell did not mention water resources specifically in his remarks.  This recording was made by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center from the House of Delegates’ live-streaming of its opening session.  Live streaming of floor sessions in the House is available at  http://virginia-house.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=3; live-streaming for Virginia Senate floor sessions is available at http://virginia-senate.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=3.

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