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In Virginia General Assembly, Many Bills Die By Stealth

February 25, 2015News Clip

RICHMOND, Va. — There’s more than one way to kill legislation in the Virginia General Assembly.

There’s the straight-up way: Put it up for a vote and lawmakers must go on record, pro or con.

Then there’s the stealthy way: Kill it in a subcommittee without a recorded vote, and it vanishes without a trace.

It’s a longstanding practice in Virginia’s 400-year-old legislature. But transparency advocates say the public deserves better.

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TEN BILLS FROM SENATOR EBBIN PASS VIRGINIA SENATE

February 12, 2015Press Release

For Immediate Release

February 12th, 2015

Office of Senator Adam Ebbin

 

Contact:

Justin Strekal

804-698-7580

Justin@AdamEbbin.com

 

TEN BILLS FROM SENATOR EBBIN PASS VIRGINIA SENATE

Cites progress on job creation, equality, and taxpayer fairness.

 

RICHMOND – After the General Assembly’s halfway point, Senator Adam P. Ebbin (D-Alexandria) passed ten bills through the Virginia Senate that await consideration by the House of Delegates.

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Sexual Assault Bill Sponsored by Favola, Ebbin Passes Senate

February 12, 2015News Clip

A bill co-sponsored by Arlington legislators that would require college campuses to provide survivors of sexual assaults with options for off-campus resources — like counseling and law enforcement — has passed the state Senate.

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SENATOR EBBIN OPPOSES BILL ALLOWING UTILITY MONOPOLY TO BE UNREGULATED FOR FIVE YEARS

February 10, 2015Press Release

For Immediate Release

February 10, 2015

Office of Senator Adam Ebbin

Contact:

Justin Strekal

804-698-7580

Justin@AdamEbbin.com

 

SENATOR EBBIN OPPOSES BILL ALLOWING UTILITY MONOPOLY TO BE UNREGULATED FOR FIVE YEARS

Ebbin says, “I know it's good for Dominion shareholders... but my responsibility is to the people of my district.”

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McAuliffe: Va. has ‘made tremendous progress’ on LGBT rights

February 3, 2015News Clip

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday reiterated his belief that the commonwealth over the last year has seen “tremendous progress” on the expansion of rights to its LGBT residents.

 

“We have made tremendous progress,” said McAuliffe during an Equality Virginia reception at the Library of Virginia, which is a few blocks away from the Statehouse in downtown Richmond. “We have a long way to go.”

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