Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

March 2010

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The Obenshain Report - March 18

Wed, 2010-03-17 20:00 -- ajohnston

Session Recap Part 1:
The Budget

Well, it's over. After two months of wrangling, the Virginia General Assembly acted on the few bills that remained, passed a budget, and adjourned sine die. And I have to say, it’s good to be back in Harrisonburg – catching up with my family and with my law practice.

Now that we’re out, I do want to brief you on the budget vote and review some of the highlights – as well as the low points – of the past two months.

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Sen. Stosch's General Assembly Newsletter - March 16, 2010

Mon, 2010-03-15 20:00 -- ajohnston

General Assembly Newsletter

 March 16, 2010

           On Sunday, the 2010 session of the General Assembly adjourned sine die.  It has been a productive session with achievements in a variety of areas including job creation, economic development, public safety, and government reform.  However, as I reported in my last update, the issue that consumed us all in the final days of the session was the budget.

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Newman-Byron Legislation to Protect Newborns Passes

Fri, 2010-03-12 19:00 -- tjcosgrove

RICHMOND, VA, March 13, 2010 – On the last day of the regular session of the 2010 General Assembly, the legislation to protect new born children passed both the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates unanimously.  Senator Stephen Newman (R-Lynchburg) and Delegate Kathy Byron (R-Campbell) introduced Senate Bill 602 and House Bill 1033 to allow the Commonwealth to prosecute a mother who would take the life of a newly born child after birth.  The bills passed after extensive debate in the House and Senate.  Each house passed their own versions

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Sen. McDougle's Legislative Update - March 13, 2010

Fri, 2010-03-12 19:00 -- ajohnston

Senator McDougle Reviews Key Legislative Accomplishments, Encourages Final Budget from Budget Conferees

Richmond – During the last scheduled week of the Virginia General Assembly session, the legislature took final actions on many of Senator Ryan McDougle’s (R-Hanover) legislative accomplishments. As negotiations continued to progress on the budget, Senator McDougle continued to urge budget conferee negotiators to finalize a state budget that funds core government responsibilities.