Times-Dispatch Profiles Hamilton Intern

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Soon-to-be Dr. Lesli Brown has been interning in Delegate Phil Hamilton’s legislative office in Richmond throughout the current session.  The Richmon Times-Dispatch provides a profile on this outstanding intern and her path to medical school as well as the state capitol. Because being a fourth-year medical student apparently isn’t challenging enough, Lesli Brown interned at the General Assembly this session. … Read More

Senate Thwarts Government Reforms by House Republicans

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Highlighting the ongoing actions of House Republicans to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency in state government, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and House Republican Majority Caucus Chairman Samuel A. “Sam” Nixon, Jr. (R-Chesterfield) today expressed disappointment at the defeat of many good open government bills that were squelched by the Democrat-led Senate.  The measures had won … Read More

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