Monthly Archives: February 2014

Long Day’s Journey to a Senate Budget

Today the State Senate will be on the floor all day as we enact amendments to our biennial state budget.  Will post some of the highlights later today. The #1 issue is the “Marketplace Virginia” concept which takes the ACA … Continue reading

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Miracle on Broad Street

I had the craziest dream last night. I dreamed that I was playing basketball at the Segal Center on Broad Street, home of the VCU Rams.  The stands were packed with enthusiastic fans.  My team was ahead by two points.  … Continue reading

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Registered

I am glad to be back on the Senate courts committee, because it let’s me do what I do best: vote against ill-considered attempts to create new crimes and new punishments. For those of us practicing law in Virginia, we … Continue reading

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Budget Bills Report Out — Paging Alanis Morrisette

The House and Senate budget bills reported out yesterday from committee.  We will be getting briefed on them later today and then will vote on Wednesday. The biggest  item was the Senate’s creation of “Marketplace Virginia,” which is a stand-in … Continue reading

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Virginia Digs Out

The snow storm came through Richmond last night starting at 5 pm.  Frankly, it was over-rated down here.  Maybe 6 inches and most roads are clear. It looks like NoVA took a much harder hit.  Over 12 inches.  According to … Continue reading

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