Senators applaud nominations of Dana J. Boente and John P. Fishwick
Oct 08 2015
Sens. Warner and Kaine (both D-VA) released the following statement on today’s White House nominations of Dana J. Boente to serve as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and John P. Fishwick, Jr. to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia.
Warner, Kaine Announce More than $1.6 Million in DOJ Funding to Improve Virginia Drug Court Services
Sep 30 2015
Sens. Warner and Kaine announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $1,695,445, in grant funding to multiple Virginia communities to improve and expand drug court operations.
“I am very glad that the Governor is removing Confederate flags from Virginia license plates. This divisive emblem doesn’t belong on state-issued plates.”
Has served as acting U.S. Attorney for Va.’s Eastern District since 2013
May 29 2015
Sens. Warner and Kaine sent a letter to President Obama recommending Dana J. Boente to fill the vacancy of U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Sixteen states including Virginia have already begun to implement “ban the box” hiring practices to expand job opportunities and reduce recidivism
May 11 2015
Sens. Warner and Kaine joined 25 of their Senate colleagues today in urging President Obama to expand job opportunities and reduce recidivism by taking executive action and requiring federal contractors and federal agencies to “ban the box” on job applications.
May 06 2015
Last year, the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program helped 85 Virginia law enforcement agencies purchase 1519 protective vests for their officers.
The Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program Has Helped More than 600 Police Departments Nationwide Utilize Body Cameras, Which Have Been Found to Reduce Citizen Complaints by as Much as 88 Percent
May 05 2015
Sen. Warner joined 16 colleagues in calling for full funding of the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne JAG) program.
Today Sen. Mark Warner met with U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee to be Attorney General of the United States.
Jan 06 2015
Senators Warner and Kaine are now accepting applications for the position of U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia to fill the seat left vacant by Timothy Heaphy, who left office in December after five years of distinguished service.
Dillon to serve as the first woman on the Western District of Virginia U.S. District Court
Dec 17 2014
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine applauded the Senate’s confirmation of Elizabeth K. Dillon
Dec 11 2014
“With the Judiciary Committee reporting Elizabeth Dillon to the full body today, the Senate now has the opportunity to provide Virginia with another well-qualified judge."
Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine expressed their support for Elizabeth K. Dillon, nominee to the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, as the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to consider her nomination.
Senators Warner and Kaine released the following statement after the Senate voted today to confirm Hannah Lauck of Richmond to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Sens. Warner & Kaine Statement On Nomination Of Hannah Lauck To U.S. Circuit Court For The Eastern District Of Virginia
Dec 20 2013
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine released a statement on the White House nomination of Hannah Lauck to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Support for hiring new officers, strengthening community policing initiatives
Sep 27 2013
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) announced that Virginia has received $3,271,000 in U.S. Department of Justice grants today to fund law enforcement jobs and expand community policing initiatives with a focus on programs designed to promote school safety.
Alexandrian nominated for D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
Jul 10 2013
Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine today introduced Alexandria resident Patricia Millett at a confirmation hearing in support of her nomination to the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals. In their remarks, both Senators noted Millett’s extensive legal experience and public and community service.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), issued a statement today following the President’s nomination of Patricia Millett, of Alexandria, VA, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.