Monthly Archives: January 2012

Press Conference Today on Parental Notification

A year ago, the Washington Post first published the story of Nick Stuban.  As the parent of a teenager, the story was chilling to me.  I linked to it on ORS that day and made the comment “They say that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Town Hall on Saturday in Vienna

American Legion Post 180, 330 N. Center Street in Town of Vienna. We’ll start off at 9 a.m. with Delegate Keam.  We’ll have coffee and donuts. Thank you to the Ladies’ Auxiliary for being great hosts.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Sunday Hunting Bill Blasts Out of Ag Committee

There was a two-hour hearing today before the Senate Agriculture Committee for various bills repealing the Sunday Hunting ban.  (My SB 173 was one of those bills rolled into the eventual compromise). Right now, the Virginia Code bans any type … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Party Registration in VA — Not Needed

Today we heard legislation in Senate P&E Committee which would require all Virginians to register by party — or decline and be registered as “Independent.” This is not a new concept.  It’s been proposed many times and killed just as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Red Herring Alert: Election Fraud in Virginia

This afternoon, the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee will meet for the first time.  The Committee meeting is usually a dry affair, except for the occasional redistricting imbroglio. One topic within the Committee’s jurisdiction is the issue of franchise, i.e. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments