Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bailey’s Law, Pamela Anderson and me (A History of SB 228)

Today, my legislation “Bailey’s Law” (SB 228) passed the House of Delegates on a 99-0 vote.  It significantly rewrites Virginia law regarding the sale, and post-sale care, of companion animals.  Here’s how it happened. A year ago, I was approached … Continue reading

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Virginia, Mother of NCAA Hoops Contenders

Last night, the Virginia Cavaliers put a beating on the Miami Hurricanes (coached by our old friend Jim Larranaga), by the score of 65-40. With that victory, UVA basketball has moved to 15-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.  It is … Continue reading

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HOA Powers Multiply, with Passage of HB 791

A few moments ago, the Senate on a 31-9 vote passed HB 791, giving enhanced powers to homeowner and condo association boards.  This was after the Senate had rejected my substitute version of the bill on a closer (26-14) vote. … Continue reading

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In Memory of Jane Seeman

A classy lady and outstanding Virginian died on Sunday. Jane Seeman was the Mayor of Vienna from the year 2000 until her death yesterday, after a year-long battle with lung cancer.  She was literally the face of the Town.  Everybody knew her … Continue reading

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Senate Budget Passes Floor on Bipartisan Vote

The Senate voted a few minutes ago, 23-17, to pass a biennial budget that will fund our state government from July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2016.  All Democrats and three Republicans voted for it. Here are a few highlights: … Continue reading

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