* Delegate Stump
12-13-5Delegate Jackie Stump announced that he will retire from his position as representative for Virginia's 3rd District to accept a Gubernatorial appointment toParole Board of Virginia.Virginia's
Third District includes all of Buchannon County, 4 out of five districts in Tazewell County
and a small section of Russell County.Stump
seat last November's election.Here's Delegate Stump.
"This past year, all of 2005, I've been dealing with colon cancer and have not been able to do the job I normally would have done.Naturally, I've been talking with the Kaine and Warner
Administration.I'm looking for something, maybe a little less stressful.I've been given the opportunity of a lifetime and I decided to take it."Stump
will get a raise in pay.Members of the Virginia Parole Board make over $93,000 annually.A Virginia Delegate garners just over $17,000.