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Nation IN BRIEF : VIRGINIA : Governor Attacks State's Bureaucracy

January 16, 1994|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Republican Gov. George F. Allen delivered a sharply partisan attack on the state government over which he just took control, promising to transform a bloated bureaucracy with his own brand of "creative conservatism." Declaring his landslide victory "the most dramatic call for change we have seen in modern times in Virginia," Allen pledged in his inaugural speech in Richmond to wrest Virginia's government from the "stolid, status quo, monarchical elitists."

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