First-term Governor Recognized Nationally
As a Leader in State Sovereignty Movement
George Allen, the 67th Governor of Virginia and an ALEC member when he served in the General Assembly, addressed ALEC's National Leadership Summit in
last May. Richmond
Since he began his term in January 1994, Allen has been a vocal proponent of state sovereignty and limited government, and has energetically advanced both issues. Under Allen's watch,
's government is undergoing extensive change through his policies… Virginia
FYI: What is
doing to reinvigorate Federalism? Virginia
ALLEN: On November 14, 1994, I established the Governor's Advisory Council on Self-Determination and Federalism. This council is composed of respected government leaders, businessmen, educators and other professionals who will study the most effective and efficient means for implementing state sovereignty ideals in the restructuring of our state's government Specifically, the council will study how federal unfunded and partially funded mandates impede
state and local governments... Virginia
On January 24, 2011, Allen announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination in the 2012 election for the
Senate seat he previously held. U.S.
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