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General Assembly Update: Week 8

Governor Youngkin’s effort to rid our K-12 classrooms of what he calls “divisive concepts” has been one of the most controversial topics of this session. When he says, “don’t focus on race” he means “don’t even talk about race.”...

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2022 Session: Week Eight

Who’s the Snowflake Now? Governor Youngkin’s effort to rid our K-12 classrooms of what he calls “divisive concepts” has been one of the most controversial topics of this session. When he says, “don’t focus on...

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2022 Session: Week Seven

Ukraine We don’t do foreign policy in the General Assembly. That is not our job. Our responsibility is the Commonwealth of Virginia. But the bubble we sometimes find ourselves in here in Richmond surely cannot...

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2022 Session: Week Six

A Rocky StartIt is no secret that Governor Youngkin’s administration is off to a rocky start. According to a poll from the Wason Center for Civic Leadership at Christopher Newport University (CNU), Virginia voters disagree...

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House Democrats highlight their successes at Crossover

RICHMOND, VA – Today, as the General Assembly moves into the second phase of the legislative session, House Democrats highlighted their many successes while contrasting with the failures of their Republican colleagues.“House Democrats have been...

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2022 Session: Week Five

We’re at the Midpoint It was a frustrating week. While we knew it was coming, it was nevertheless frustrating when the Republican controlled House began this week by passing a slew of bills trying to...

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2022 Session: Week Four

We careen toward Crossover…  An update on a few of my bills:  On Wednesday my HB 351 passed in the House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (ACRN) subcommittee. This is the bill that will accelerate the growth...

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2022 Session: Week Three

No more ramping up–we are at full throttle! My team and I are working hard. The week started with a press conference held by the House and Senate Democratic Caucuses in which I proudly stood...

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2022 Session: Week Two

​The second week of session was as busy as the first. And it will only accelerate.  ​This week started with the inauguration of Governor Youngkin. I enjoyed running into U.S. Senator Tim Kaine and my...

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2022 Session: Week One

The first week of a General Assembly session is always busy. This one was no different.  The first order of business in the House of Delegates was to swear in our new members. It was...

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