Monthly Archives: January 2010

Town Hall in Vienna

Yesterday we had our first town hall of the 2010 session at American Legion Post 180 in the Town of Vienna.  Thanks to Commander Bob Hatter for sharing the premises and for all those who set up.  It’s a great … Continue reading

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SB 116 Protects Churches from Dishonest Ad Campaigns

Last night I presented SB 116 to the General Laws Committee.  It passed unanimously and will now go to the Senate floor where it will hopefully be approved next week. The genesis for SB 116 lies in a fraudulent campaign … Continue reading

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The Message from Massachusetts

Unlike prolific bloggers like Lowell and Ben, I claim no special knowledge of national politics.  I rarely mention it here on ORS because I don’t have much inside info to share. However, having witnessed yet another Democratic meltdown in Massachusetts last night, … Continue reading

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Fighting the LCI Freeze on the Senate Floor

Today, on the floor of the Senate, I spoke against the plan by our previous Governor to “freeze” the Local Composite Index and thus lock Fairfax County and the other NoVA jurisdictions into economic figures which are fundamentally false and threaten to divert … Continue reading

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Petersen Goes to Court(s)

Today we addressed the vacancies left by the retired Senators Ken Cuccinelli (now AG) and Ken Stolle (now VA Beach Sheriff). The Senate filled the vacancies on the Courts and Finance Committees with Democrats, thereby increasing our majority on those Committees.  Since our … Continue reading

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