|Address||1515 Confederate Ave |
Richmond, Virginia , United States
|| February 26, 1958
Jul 19, 2016 07:59pm
Caucasian - Moderate - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Death Penalty - Anti-Gay Marriage - Health Care Reform - Pro Environment - Pro- gun - Pro-Labor - Married - Catholic - Straight -
|Info||Tim Kaine: The Basics |
Moved to Richmond in 1984 to marry his wife Anne. Lives in the same house where they raised three kids.
As City Councilman and Mayor, helped cut crime, build schools and attract jobs.
Under his leadership as Governor from 2006-2010, Virginia was named Best Managed State, Best State for Business four years in a row, and Best State in which to Raise a Child.
Protected Virginia’s strong tradition of fiscal responsibility - Virginia was one of only 7 states to maintain AAA bond ratings from all major rating agencies.
In the midst of the worst economy in 70 years, helped maintain Virginia’s status as one of the highest median income states in America and one of the lowest unemployment states. At the close of the Kaine Administration, Virginia was one of only two states that were top ten in median income and lowest ten in unemployment rate.
Recruited major American companies to relocate corporate headquarters to Virginia. Hilton Inc. (from California), SAIC (from California), CSC (from California), Mead-Westvaco (from Connecticut), Volkswagen of North America (from Michigan) all announced relocation during Kaine’s term.
Recruited major American and international companies to make significant investments in Virginia even during difficult economy—EDS (Mecklenburg County), Rolls Royce (Prince George County), Orbital (Accomac County), Canon (Newport News), Ikea (Pittsylvania County), SRI (Harrisonburg), Areva (Newport News).
Cut $7 Billion from the state budget, starting with a reduction in his own salary.
Banned smoking in state buildings, bars and restaurants in Virginia.
Expanded pre-kindergarten, career and technical programs, AP and other joint college enrollment courses for high school students. Percentage of Virginia students passing AP exams in top 3 in nation. Virginia Latino elementary school students top performing in America.
Passed largest bond package in VA history to create jobs and expand higher education opportunities by building new facilities like alternative energy labs and teacher training programs.
Expanded programs to educate nurses and other health care professionals.
Preserved more than 400,000 acres of open space in the state (including 3 new state parks, 6 new state forests, and all or parts of 20+ Civil War battlefields).
Made major investments in Chesapeake Bay clean-up and major initiatives to restore blue crab, native oyster and menhaden populations.
Led strategic and targeted efforts to significantly reduce the state’s infant mortality rate.
Reformed state foster care system.
Led bipartisan efforts to reform mental health services after the tragedy at Virginia Tech.
Passed new laws affecting treatment of victims of crimes of sexual violence.
Expanded of public transit, passenger and freight rail options, including finalizing project to expand Metro to Dulles airport. Also worked to expand Amtrak service from Richmond and Lynchburg to DC.
Required the State Board of Education and local school boards to take steps to ensure that teachers convicted of certain crimes are kept out of the classroom.
Protected National Guard members from losing their jobs during their terms of service and guaranteed in-state college tuition for the children of military personnel stationed in Virginia.
Created an entirely new college - the New College Institute in Southside Virginia - so for the first time students in all regions of the state can pursue a four-year degree without leaving home.
|Fri Aug 26 01:36:54 +0000 2016 - Jamming behind-the-scenes at the @colbertlateshow with @JonBatiste. Tune in at 11:35pm ET. https://t.co/i3B7Uonwtf|
Thu Aug 25 23:24:07 +0000 2016 - It only takes one trip to a national park to see just how important it is that they're around for our kids. #NPS100 https://t.co/SYQaroRk2W
Thu Aug 25 21:44:12 +0000 2016 - RT @JonBatiste: Jamming with @timkaine on harmonica! https://t.co/yjNEVarVkl
Thu Aug 25 21:09:27 +0000 2016 - In the 70s:
Hillary was working to expose school segregation.
Trump was investigated for housing discrimination. https://t.co/mWbhojrwM1
Thu Aug 25 19:24:29 +0000 2016 - RT @HillaryClinton: Live from Reno: Hillary discusses why @realDonaldTrump's divisive rhetoric is so dangerous to our future → https://t.co…
Thu Aug 25 18:30:32 +0000 2016 - How we respond to the injustices we face says a lot about who we are as a country.
Thu Aug 25 16:58:24 +0000 2016 - After more than 50 years of war, Colombians are now on the path toward a just and lasting peace. https://t.co/2REu73nimC
Thu Aug 25 01:17:34 +0000 2016 - We should measure how the economy's doing by what's happening on main street—not Wall Street https://t.co/6uwrimYhP4 https://t.co/vMsRk9bSay
Wed Aug 24 22:26:42 +0000 2016 - Hillary and I both grew up in small business families—so pitching in to help them grow and succeed is nothing new. https://t.co/jj7fNhagH8
Wed Aug 24 21:23:30 +0000 2016 - RT @Hillary_esp: ¡Es el Día del Voluntario de Hillary @HFA! Estamos reclutando 50,000 voluntarios. Inscríbete https://t.co/ehufTsCJdB
|VA District 04 - D Primary - Jun 14, 2016
||A. Donald McEachin
|VA US President - D Primary - Mar 01, 2016
|US President - D Primaries - Feb 09, 2016
|US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015
|C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013
||John O. Brennan
|VA Democratic Party Chairman - Dec 04, 2010
||Brian J. Moran
|VA District 11 - D Primary - Jun 10, 2008
||Gerald E. "Gerry" Connolly
|VA US President - D Primary - Feb 12, 2008
|US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008
|VA Constitutional Amendment - Ban on Same-Sex Marriage/Civil Unions - Nov 07, 2006
|US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004