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Budget, coal industry among legislative prioritie
In the time since crossover, I have been busy considering bills passed by the Senate and shepherding my bills through Senate committee hearings. I’m pleased to report that the Senate approved two o...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate budget is conservative, fiscally responsible
As a result of plenty of hard work and long hours of debate, the Senate has passed a conservative and fiscally responsible budget for Virginia for the remainder of the two-year budget period. In Ju...
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Is the IRS up to its same old tricks?
As you probably know, tax return filing season is upon us once again. Jan. 20 was the first day of the 2015 tax season, the day on which the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) began accepting tax retur...
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The legislative push reaches its halfway point deadline
The 2015 General Assembly session has reached the halfway point called crossover. Feb. 10 will mark the time that the Senate must finish all business on Senate bills and resolutions. The House of D...
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Freedom of speech, freedom of press in peril around world
To the Editor: The freedom of speech clause of the Constitution of the United States explains that “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech.” Likewise, the freedom of press...
Feb 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pillion sees progress in passing his legislation
As we wrap up the third week of session, I have good news to report for my legislative agenda. I told you going into session that we would advance an agenda that creates jobs and improves education...
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