Speaker, O’Bannon, Janis Release New Film at War Memorial

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Today at the Virginia War Memorial, Speaker Bill Howell (R-Stafford) joined caucus members Del. John O’Bannon (R-Henrico), chairman of the War Memorial’s board of trustees, and Del. Bill Janis (R-Henrico) at a new conference releasing volume II of Virginians at War, a DVD, produced by the War Memorial. (Check out the Speaker’s remarks) Virginians at War advances the War Memorial’s … Read More

O’Bannon Details Healthcare Budget

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Del. John M. O’Bannon, III, MD (R-Henrico), addressed the House to explain the healthcare provisions of the House budget. O’Bannon noted the improvements in home and community-based care over Gov. Kaine’s budget, as well as explaining the prudent use of one-time federal funds for non-recurring items in contrast to the Senate’s approach that will create structural imbalances in future budgets. … Read More

House Republicans Advance Veterans Programs

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At a policy briefing today, Republicans outlined their progress in advancing the priorities of the Joint Leadership Council of Veterans Service Organizations during this session of the General Assembly. Del. Clay Athey (R-Warren), chair of the Caucus’ policy committee, hosted the briefing. Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), majority whip, discussed HB 174, which would include anyone injured in military service … Read More