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Rep. Rob Wittman Supports New Health Care Act

Rep. Rob Wittman Supports New Health Care Act

| May 4, 2017 | 1 Comment | News

U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman of the 1st Virginia District has announced that he supported the American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628, a new health care act, which would also effectively repeal the Affordable Care Act passed by President Obama.

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Virginia House OKs Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

Virginia House OKs Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

In a swipe at Planned Parenthood, the House on Tuesday passed a bill to prohibit the Virginia Department of Health from funding clinics that provide abortions except in the case of rape or incest or if the mother’s life is endangered.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Would Remove Sales Tax on Tampons

RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Would Remove Sales Tax on Tampons

Virginia’s General Assembly is considering exempting feminine hygiene products from sales tax.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Revenge-Porn Bill Gains Momentum in House

RICHMOND BEAT: Revenge-Porn Bill Gains Momentum in House

Revenge pornography is one step closer to criminalization in Virginia after recent amendments to House Bill 326 helped pave the way for the proposed legislation to clear the House of Representatives.

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General Assembly Approves Amendments to Texting Bill

General Assembly Approves Amendments to Texting Bill

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments | News

The General Assembly approved a set of amendments proposed by Gov. Robert F. McDonnell to HB (House Bill) 1907, the driving-while-texting bill patroned this year by Del. Richard L. Anderson (R-Prince William).

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‘Tebow Bill’ Dies in Senate Education Panel

‘Tebow Bill’ Dies in Senate Education Panel

Home-schooled students in Virginia will have to wait until next year to see if they can participate in sports and other extracurricular activities at their local high school. That’s because the Senate Education and Health Committee killed the so-called “Tebow Bill.”

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Senate Postpones Marshall’s ‘Personhood’ Bill until Next Year

Senate Postpones Marshall’s ‘Personhood’ Bill until Next Year

The General Assembly has decided to postpone until next year consideration of a bill that would grant personhood rights to a human embryo from the moment of conception.

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