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Should a Governor be prevented from firing a political appointee over policy disagreements?
Monday, January 06, 2014 at 10:50 a.m.

Delegate Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) has filed a bill for the upcoming session of the General Assembly that would prevent future governors from firing members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board for opposing their priorities.  Current law allows the governor to remove a member of the board “at his pleasure.”

Do you support Delegate Hugo's proposed bill?


It's important to have independent voices on the Commonwealth Transportation Board


The Governor has been elected by the people and should be able to remove his or her appointees from the Commonwealth Transportation Board

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