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Delegate Lionell Spruill to Republicans – “You Got It Right”

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Delegate Lionell Spruill (D- Chesapeake) spoke today on the House of Delegates floor on why he supports Republican efforts on legislation related to redistricting. “They got it right . . .I do applaud Republicans one time for looking out for black folks.  You all do that right.  I give you credit for that.  I will support you everytime they try … Read More

Delegate Kilgore on Bearing Drift

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Delegate Terry Kilgore (R-Scott) was invited to do a guest post on Bearing Drift. Kilgore Guest Post: Fostering real economic recovery in Virginia

Hamilton Floor Statement on Virginia General Assembly’s Economic Recovery Prosperity Initiatives

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Delegate Phillip A. Hamilton (R-Newport News), Vice Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, today addressed the House of Delegates regarding several of the economic recovery and prosperity initiatives passed during recent years by the Virginia General Assembly, including the current 2009 Session. Delegate Hamilton’s remarks to the House are as follows: “Even with President Obama signing the ‘American Recovery and … Read More

Virginia House of Delegates Raises Over $6,400 for Komen Foundation for Cancer Research

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The Virginia House of Delegates has raised over $6,400 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation – Race for the Cure.  On Thursday, February 12, 2009 delegates  and staff decorated their offices for the annual Virginia House of Delegates Valentine’s Day Decorating Contest and asked employees and visitors to donate money to the office with the best decorations.  “Each … Read More

House Republicans Approve Comprehensive Alternative Energy and Conservation Package

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In the latest announcement by House Republicans of practical solutions to improve the economic climate in the Commonwealth, Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and Delegates Terry G. Kilgore (R-Scott), Clarke N. Hogan (R-Halifax) and John A. Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) today applauded the final approval of a comprehensive package of legislation that will promote energy conservation … Read More

House Democrats Play Political Games with Autistic Children

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Today, in a cynical display of political posturing and partisanship that exploits the tragic situation of Virginians with autism spectrum disorder, the following House Democrats voted against a measure that would have provided tangible financial assistance to children with autism spectrum disorder, allowing them to obtain the special educational services they need: Amundson BaCote Bouchard Bowling Brink Bulova Caputo Ebbin … Read More

House Republicans Advance Economic-Growth Driven Transportation Funding Plan

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Recognizing the importance of improving Virginia’s transportation system to help stimulate economic recovery and restore economic prosperity across the Commonwealth, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and Delegates G. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News), David B. Albo (R-Fairfax) and Delegate Phillip A. Hamilton (R-Newport News) today detailed an innovative, reform-oriented, and economic growth-drive transportation package that will create … Read More