Quantcast

McAuliffe Appoints Two Lawmakers to Boards - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

McAuliffe Appoints Two Lawmakers to Boards

Posted: Updated:
By ALAN SUDERMAN
Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Gov. Terry McAuliffe is appointing two recently resigned Democratic lawmakers to state boards.

The governor announced Thursday that he is appointing Sen. Henry Marsh to be a commissioner of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and Del. Algie T. Howell, Jr. to be vice chairman of state's parole board.

Both Marsh and Howell recently announced their resignations.

A spot on the ABC board is widely viewed as one of the more cushy political appointments available for governors to make.

One of McAuliffe's early picks for the board was rejected by the General Assembly earlier this year. Republicans blocked the appointment of GOP operative Boyd Marcus, who shocked political class last year by endorsing McAuliffe and was paid $140,000 as a campaign adviser.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Sign Up for Email Alerts

    Sign up to receive NBC29 news and weather updates in your inbox daily.

    * denotes required fields



    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVIR. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.