Monday, November 25, 2013

Terry McAuliffe's first appointment in Virginia: A GreenTech Subsidy lobbyist

By TIMOTHY P. CARNEY | NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe is a vocal champion of corporatism and he openly intermixes campaign contributions with public policy, so reporting on his corporatist dalliances won't be surprising — but it can at least be entertaining.
Today, we get McAuliffe's first appointment to a position of trust and honor in the Commonwealth: Levar Stoney as Secretary of the Commonwealth. You won't be surprised to hear Stoney's past job: chief lobbyist for subsidy-suckling, visa-for-sale-scheming electric car company GreenTech Automotive.
The Franklin Center reports:   Stoney was director of public and government affairs for McAuliffe’s GreenTech Automotive from May 2010 to December 2012. His departure from the electric car company coincided with the time the firm said McAuliffe stepped down as chairman. Stoney was McAuliffe’s deputy campaign manager…..To Read More….

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