Tag: Dick Black

RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Panel Kills Bill Designating Election Day as Holiday

RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Panel Kills Bill Designating Election Day as Holiday

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

— A bill to designate Election Day as a state holiday in Virginia is dead for this legislative session. On a 5-7 vote Monday, the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology defeated SB 1291, which also would have removed Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday so that the number of holidays would stay the same.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Immigrant Advocates Bash Sen. Black’s Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

RICHMOND BEAT: Immigrant Advocates Bash Sen. Black’s Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Immigrant rights groups were outraged after a Senate committee advanced a bill to prohibit localities from inhibiting federal enforcement of immigration laws.

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Dick Black Announces Retirement from Va State Senate

Dick Black Announces Retirement from Va State Senate

| January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Senator Col. Richard “Dick” Black, (R-13th District), will not be seeking reelection this November, according to a recent announcement.

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VDOT Celebrates Opening of New Haymarket Park & Ride Lot

VDOT Celebrates Opening of New Haymarket Park & Ride Lot

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

VDOT, DRPT and PRTC celebrated the opening of the new Haymarket Park & Ride Lot near the Route 15/ I-66 interchange.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Republicans Postpone Action on Medicaid Expansion

RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Republicans Postpone Action on Medicaid Expansion

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Republicans in the Virginia Senate on Thursday tabled legislation that would have expanded Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of lower-income residents of Virginia.

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Sen. Black and Del. LaRock Introduce I-66 Toll Relief Legislation

Sen. Black and Del. LaRock Introduce I-66 Toll Relief Legislation

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Sen. Black and Del. LaRock are filing legislation that would provide “desperately-needed” toll relief on I-66 Inside the Beltway.

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Elected Officials Say Haymarket Data Center Would Violate Nat’l Historic Preservation Act

Elected Officials Say Haymarket Data Center Would Violate Nat’l Historic Preservation Act

| May 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Del. Bob Marshall (R-13th District) and Virginia State Senator Dick Black (R-13th District) sent a letter, Wednesday, informing the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) that the Amazon data center planned to come into Haymarket may not be in compliance with provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act.

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VA Republicans Push Back Against Gun Control Executive Order

VA Republicans Push Back Against Gun Control Executive Order

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Republicans are pushing back against President Obama’s Executive Action Tuesday, regarding gun control.

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Prince William Republicans Hold onto Gen. Assembly Seats

Prince William Republicans Hold onto Gen. Assembly Seats

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

In Prince William County, most Republicans were able to retain most of their seats in the Virginia General Assembly.

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Ribbon-Cutting at CYES Honors Officer Chris Yung

Ribbon-Cutting at CYES Honors Officer Chris Yung

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The ribbon-cutting for Chris Yung Elementary was a very special occasion for Bristow and the Prince William community; in addition to ceremoniously opening the county’s newest elementary school, the school community paid tribute to Officer Chris Yung, the school’s namesake.

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