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[VIDEO] Senator Ebbin's remarks in honor of George Washington's 286th birthday

February 23, 2018Press ReleaseGeorge Washington the Businessman

 

Senator Ebbin presents his remarks to the Senate on the occassion of the 286th anniversary of Washington's birth. Everyone knows that George Washington is the father of our nation, but he also was a keen businessman. We can take many lessons from George Washington the businessman: diversifying one’s portfolio, applying the newest technologies, filling market vacuums, and avoiding debt.

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[VIDEO] Senators Ebbin, Wexton, and Black discuss gun violence prevention

February 20, 2018Press ReleaseSenator Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) and Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-Loudoun) push back against the faulty logic that arming teachers is the best way to make students safer.

 

 

Senator Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) and Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-Loudoun) push back against the faulty logic that arming teachers is the best way to make students safer.

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[VIDEO] Senators Ebbin, Wexton, and Black discuss gun violence prevention

February 20, 2018Press ReleaseSenator Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) and Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-Loudoun) push back against the faulty logic that arming teachers is the best way to make students safer.

 

 

Senator Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) and Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-Loudoun) push back against the faulty logic that arming teachers is the best way to make students safer.

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY HONORS TEACHER OF THE YEAR

February 20, 2018Press ReleaseSen. Adam Ebbin and Del. Alfonso Lopez Congratulate Michelle Cottrell-Williams

On Tuesday, February 20th, the General Assembly honored Michelle Cottrell-Williams for her accomplishment as 2018 Teacher of the Year. A social studies teacher at Wakefield High School in Arlington for the past ten years, she was chosen from the eight regional winners representing all the public schools in Virginia.

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[VIDEO] Senator Ebbin's floor remarks on Marijuana Expungement Legislation (SB954)

February 14, 2018Press Release"Make no mistake, this is not a marijuana decriminalization bill."

Virginians overwhelmingly want marijuana decriminalization. SB 954 would result in even more disparate outcomes for the poor and hit our minority communities hardest. SB954 is a flawed proposal that does nothing to address the racial disparities in policing practices or the criminal justice system.

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VIRGINIA LAWMAKERS CONDEMN TRUMP’S PROPOSAL TO SELL OFF AIRPORTS

February 12, 2018Press ReleaseSen. Adam Ebbin THESE NATIONAL ASSETS AREN'T CASINOS YOU CAN WALK AWAY FROM

 

ARLINGTON, VA: Local lawmakers representing the Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport areas today expressed their strong opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s proposal to sell these two critical national assets as a part of his infrastructure plan.

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MEASURE TO BAN BUMP STOCKS DEFEATED IN VIRGINIA SENATE COMMITTEE

February 2, 2018Press ReleaseSen. Adam Ebbin BUMP STOCKS PUT THE PUBLIC AT RISK

 

A bill introduced by Senator Adam Ebbin (D-30, Alexandria) to ban Bump Stocks and similar devices failed to advance from the Senate Finance Committee on a 6-10 vote.

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Senator Ebbin's statement on the passage of two LGBT non-discrimination bills

January 26, 2018Press Release

 

Bills introduced by Senator Adam Ebbin (D-30, Alexandria) and Senator Jennifer Wexton (D-33, Loudoun) to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in public employment and housing, passed the Virginia Senate on a decisive 29-10 vote.

SB 202, introduced by Ebbin, would codify non-discrimination protections for LGBT persons in public employment that have previously been enforced via executive orders from four of the past five Governors, as well as include protections for pregnant women, veterans, and other protected classes in state law.

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[VIDEO] Las Vegas survivor testifies on Ebbin bill to ban bump stocks (SB1)

January 24, 2018Press ReleasePowerful testimony by Cortney Carroll of Henrico moves committee to advance legislation

Cortney Carroll recounts her experiences as a survivor of the Las Vegas mass shooting. Her brave testimony was given on January 15th at the Senate Courts of Justice Committee in support of Senator Adam Ebbin's SB1 to ban bump stocks and other devices used to increase a semi-automatic rate of fire to that of a machine gun. The bill will be heard in the Senate Finance Committee in the next few weeks.

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Bill would bar asking job applicants about criminal history

January 23, 2018News Clip

RICHMOND – State government could not ask most job seekers criminal history questions on employment applications under a bill passed last week by the Virginia Senate.

The Senate approved the “ban the box” bill Friday on a 23-16 vote. All of the Democrats in the Senate voted for SB 252; they were joined by four Republicans.

Until recently, job application forms used by state agencies included a box that asked whether the applicant had ever been arrested, charged or convicted of a crime.

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