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  Official Site of the Governor of Virginia - Tim Kaine
The Governor’s plan fills our growing road and bridge maintenance deficit to promote safety, provides relief for regional transportation needs, and invests in innovative approaches to Virginia’s transportation challenges.
Pursuant to the authority vested in him by Article VI, Section 7 of the Constitution of Virginia, Governor Timothy M. Kaine intends to appoint successors to 7 Circuit Court judges.
Pursuant to the authority vested in him by Article IX, Section 1 of the Constitution of Virginia, Governor Timothy M. Kaine intends to fill the current vacancy on the State Corporation Commission.
www.governor.virginia.gov   (361 words)

  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Governor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Republican governors were all men who had served in senior magistracies (the consulate or praetorship) in Rome in the previous year, and carried related titles as governor (proconsul or propraetor).
Governors used also to have a standard flag pattern (a Union Flag with the colonial seal or coat of arms in the centre).
In colonial America, the governor was the representative of the monarch who exercised executive power, many colonies originally elected their governors, but in the years leading up to the American Revolutionary War, the king began to to appoint them directly.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Governor   (2474 words)

 Governor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The core function of a Roman governor was as a magistrate or judge, and the management of taxation and public spending in their area.
In the British Empire a governor was originally an official appointed by the British monarch (or in fact the cabinet) to oversee one of his colonies and was the (sometimes notional) head of the colonial administration.
A governor's power could diminish as the colony gained more responsible government vested in such instititutioans as an Executive Council to help with the colony's administration, and in a further stage of self-government, a Legislative Councils and/or Assemblies, in which the Governor often had a role.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Governor   (3030 words)

Commonly, a governor is the politician who governs a state or province, often within a federation.
The Governor's chief responsibility is for the Defence and External Affairs of the colony.
The provinces of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) are led by governors, as representatives of the President.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/g/go/governor.html   (3165 words)

 Governor Encyclopedia Article @ HillCountryArtists.com (Hill Country Artists)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In federations a governor or govenors are the appointed or (as in the US) elected politician who governs a constitutive state.
In the British Empire a governor was originally an official appointed by the British monarch to oversee one of his colonies and was the (sometimes notional) head of the colonial administration.
As well as being Governor of the Ross Dependency, the same person is always the Governor-General of New Zealand.
www.hillcountryartists.com /encyclopedia/Governor   (3114 words)

 Governor General Encyclopedia Article @ KilnFired.com (Kiln Fired)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The most common contemporary usage of the term is to refer to the royally-appointed territorial governor of a region, or royal representative in a country.
In these cases, the former colonial Governor was "upgraded" (sometimes for the same incumbent) to the title of Governor[-]General upon independence, as the nature of the office became a universal 'constitutional figurehead' position, no longer a symbol of colonial rule.
Lord Tweedsmuir was Governor General of Canada from 1935 to 1940.
www.kilnfired.com /encyclopedia/Governor_General   (3003 words)

 Oklahoma Governors
The youngest governor in the history of the State, Edmondson was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, September 27, 1925.
Governor Keating's accomplishments included overseeing the largest road construction project in Oklahoma history, the first cut in the state income tax in 50 years and a dramatic decline in the welfare rolls.
Governor Henry is married to the former Kim Blain, also a graduate of Shawnee High and the University of Oklahoma.
www.governor.state.ok.us /govlist.htm   (3251 words)

 GRANHOLM - Governor Granholm of Michigan
This is Lt. Governor John Cherry speaking to you this week on behalf of Governor Jennifer Granholm about an issue that is at the core of our plan to grow Michigan's economy and create jobs: alternative...
Governor Granholm applauded Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow for introducing a bill authored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) that would take long-needed federal action to combat the r...
Governor Granholm expressed appreciation to Pew Center on States and Governing magazine for recognizing Michigan as an outstanding leader in the Government Performance Project (GPP) report.
www.michigan.gov /gov   (253 words)

 Texas Governor Rick Perry - Contact the Governor
Governor Rick Perry and his staff welcome your comments and concerns.
Although the popularity of electronic mail prevents us from responding to every message, the Governor values your views and opinions, and his staff monitors these messages for ways to make state government more responsive.
Individuals seeking documents maintained by the Office of the Governor should submit those requests to the Public Information Coordinator.
www.governor.state.tx.us /contact   (287 words)

 WFAA.com | Elections 2006: Governor
With his re-election victory Tuesday, Rick Perry is positioned to be the longest-serving governor in Texas history but without the robust mandate of a majority of the state's voters.
Strayhorn accused the Republican governor of launching a sexist radio ad that implies a woman "is not strong enough or tough enough" to be governor.
Although the governor's challengers are up for it, Rick Perry's campaign says he hasn't decided whether to face opponents in a televised debate this fall.
www.wfaa.com /sharedcontent/dws/news/elections/2006/governor/vitindex.html   (6869 words)

 Governor (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Hebrew: Pehah, whence pasha, i.e., friend of the king; adjutant; governor of a province (2 Kings 18:24; Isa.
The Chaldean word segan is applied to the governors of the Babylonian satrapies (Dan.
Governor of the feast (John 2:9), who appears here to have been merely an intimate friend of the bridegroom, and to have presided at the marriage banquet in his stead.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/governor.html   (402 words)

 Welcome — Governor Linda Lingle, State of Hawai'i   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Governor shared that it was a "privilege to address people who represent indigenous cultures in our country," and emphasized steps her Administration has taken to fulfill commitments to native Hawaiians through increased home ownership, preservation of the Hawaiian culture and values, and federal recognition.
The Governor also reinterated her support for additional acute care hospitals on Maui to accommodate increasing growth, particularly in South Maui and West Maui communities.
Governor Lingle also presented a proclamation to Oscar Portugal, chairperson, Kaua`i Filipino Centennial Celebration Committee, declaring August 19 as Kaua`i Filipino Centennial Gala Day in the State of Hawai`i.
www.hawaii.gov /gov   (2170 words)

 Welcome to the New Mexico Office of the Governor, Bill Richardson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As governor, I promise to work with you and do whatever it takes to move our state forward, and to confront the challenges that face us.
Governor Bill Richardson recently appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press program to discuss international relations and the crisis in the Middle East.
Governor Richardson is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and Energy Secretary.
www.governor.state.nm.us /index2.php   (245 words)

 Welcome to the website of New Hampshire Governor John Lynch
Governor Lynch is looking for qualified people to serve on state boards and commissions.
That is why as Governor I am focused every day on bringing together Democrats, Independents and Republicans to work to expand our economy and bring new jobs to our state, improve education, increase access to affordable, quality health care, and protect our special quality of life.
Governor Swears in Chris Pope To Serve as Director of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
www.state.nh.us /governor   (389 words)

 State of Alabama - Governor Bob Riley - Biography
Governor Bob Riley was sworn into office as Alabama's 52nd chief executive on Jan. 20, 2003, after representing the state for six years in the United States Congress.
He was born and raised in Ashland, where his family has lived on ranches and farms for six generations.
For more than 30 years, Governor Riley ran a number of successful businesses including a trucking company, a car dealership, a real estate company, a grocery store and a small pharmacy.
www.governor.state.al.us /bio_governor.htm   (136 words)

 Phil Bredesen Governor, State of Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Governor Phil Bredesen has appointed John M. Roberts of Livingston, Tenn., to serve as temporary criminal court judge for the 13th Judicial District, which includes Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton, Pickett, Putnam and White Counties.
Governor Phil Bredesen today joined Tennessee Attorney General Paul Summers and Secretary of State Riley Darnell at the State Capitol to certify election results from general elections held across the state on Thursday, August 3, 2006.
Governor Phil Bredesen has requested a federal designation of agricultural disaster for eight more counties in East and Middle Tennessee to help farmers who have suffered drought-related damages.
tennesseeanytime.org /governor/Welcome.do;jsessionid=3gNb-tNQdCgXmB6z1q   (190 words)

 Office of the Lt. Governor of New Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Governor Diane Denish was the first woman elected Lt. Governor in our state's history.
In her position as Lt. Governor, it is Denish's job to serve as the President of the New Mexico Senate and to serve as the acting governor when Governor Richardson is out of state.
Chief among her policy priorities are to help improve the lives of children in the state of New Mexico, and she's also the Chairperson of the Children's Cabinet, a board comprised of the directors and department heads of state agencies that work with children.
www.governor.state.nm.us /ltgov.php   (210 words)

 State of Illinois - Rod Blagojevich, Governor
On Thursday, August 23, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich signed the state's Fiscal Year 2008 budget, exercising his veto authority to remove $463 million in "pork" projects and other non-essential spending from the operating budget the General Assembly approved August 10.
The Governor will use his executive authority to expand vital healthcare programs, such as cancer screenings and healthcare for families, to over 500,000 more Illinoisans.
On Tuesday, August 14, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich announced that his administration will pursue administrative changes to dramatically improve healthcare security for thousands of Illinois families - a critical need not addressed in the $59 billion operating budget passed by lawmakers last week.
www.illinois.gov /gov   (0 words)

 Welcome to the website of New Hampshire Governor John Lynch
Governor Lynch is looking for qualified people to serve on state boards and commissions.
That is why as Governor I am focused every day on bringing together Democrats, Independents and Republicans to work to expand our economy and bring new jobs to our state, improve education, increase access to affordable, quality health care, and protect our special quality of life.
Governor Lynch Statement on Senate Vote to Reject Real ID
www.nh.gov /governor   (349 words)

 CNN.com Election 2002 - Governor
• The year in which gubernatorial elections are held vary by state, as do laws regulating how many terms a governor can serve.
All U.S. governors serve four-year terms except those in Vermont and New Hampshire, who have two-year terms.
Gubernatorial elections are being held this fall in 36 states.
www.cnn.com /ELECTION/2002/pages/governor/index.html   (68 words)

 Welcome to the Official Website for Jim Douglas, Governor of Vermont
Win Smith, the owner and president of Sugarbush Resort in Warren, and Tom Hark, the founding president of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, are the chairman and vice-chairman of the commission, which has been charged with developing and implementing a new path for state parks.
Their recommendations to the governor are expected by January 31, 2008.
Governor Douglas said in addition to his regular meetings and public events schedule, his outreach effort—dubbed the ‘Set the Agenda Tour’ (STAT)—will include coffee hours at restaurants and diners, roundtable discussions and brownbag lunches with small business owners, casual conversations at the state’s county fairs and a special component for Vermont’s seniors.
www.vermont.gov /governor   (0 words)

May 24, 2007 - Governor Spitzer with Major General Michael L. Oates, Commander 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) and Ft. Drum.
The Governor toured the base and met with soldiers and their families.
Authority Reform - Governor Spitzer announced legislation which would make public authorities more transparent and accountable.
www.state.ny.us /governor   (94 words)

 Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger - Breaking News, Policy Updates, Webcasts, Photos, Videos, Blogs
5/15/2008 - The Governor addressed hundreds of state information technology officials and industry leaders at the GTC West 2008 Conference on California’s Future, where he discussed his vision for California’s future.
5/14 - The Governor submitted his revised 2008-09 state budget plan to the legislature.
The Governor, in recognition of that, has today signed an executive order which will encourage all state agencies under the Governor's administration to provide an alternative means of transportation, such as telecommuting, alternative working times and the use of transit by state employees.
gov.ca.gov   (340 words)

 Governor of Ohio, Ted Strickland
5.14.08: Governor Strickland Statement Regarding Attorney General Resignation
The time to make the right decision is now.
Click here to read more about the Governor's Energy, Jobs and Progress proposal.
governor.ohio.gov   (149 words)

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