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RICHMOND BEAT: House Committee Unanimously Kills ‘Netflix Tax’

RICHMOND BEAT: House Committee Unanimously Kills ‘Netflix Tax’

| January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

A bill nicknamed the “Netflix tax” was unanimously defeated Monday in the House Finance Committee, ending the possibility of taxing streaming services in Virginia in 2019.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Meet the Democratic Socialist Who Ousted a Top Republican from the House

RICHMOND BEAT: Meet the Democratic Socialist Who Ousted a Top Republican from the House

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

In 2015, Lee J. Carter, an information technology specialist from Manassas, was shocked by 245 volts during a work assignment in Peoria, Illinois, when an electrician had incorrectly wired a panel.

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‘Nail-Biting’ Recount Over Va District 94 Delegate Proves ‘Every Vote Counts’

‘Nail-Biting’ Recount Over Va District 94 Delegate Proves ‘Every Vote Counts’

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Occoquan Democrats Congratulate Delegate-Elect Shelly Simonds of the 94th District. Her win could not have been any closer, and yet it significantly changed the make up of the Virginia House of Delegates, making it an even 50/50 split.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Panel’s Rebuff of Redistricting Elicits ‘Boos’

RICHMOND BEAT: Panel’s Rebuff of Redistricting Elicits ‘Boos’

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Dozens of people jeered Republicans on a House committee Friday after they declined to revive legislation aimed at changing the way political districts are drawn in Virginia. 

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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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House Considers ‘Parental Choice’ Bill

House Considers ‘Parental Choice’ Bill

RICHMOND – On split votes, two House committees have approved a bill that would give state funds to parents of certain students so they could educate their children at home or in a private school.

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Family Dog Saves Nokesville Residents from Property Fire

Family Dog Saves Nokesville Residents from Property Fire

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

A Nokesville dog alerted its owners of a garage fire Monday morning, possibly saving the lives of its family members.

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House Republicans Education Agenda Emphasizes Professional Development, SOL Reforms

House Republicans Education Agenda Emphasizes Professional Development, SOL Reforms

| January 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

House Republican leaders outlined their K-12 education agenda for the 2015 General Assembly on Thursday, echoing several goals announced by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe a day earlier.

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Rob Wittman Declares Victory in House Race

Rob Wittman Declares Victory in House Race

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

With a 2/3rds majority, Republican incumbent Rob Wittman is declaring himself the winner in the race for the Virginia First Congressional District.

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Community Organizes Fundraiser to Save Déjà Brew Coffee House

Community Organizes Fundraiser to Save Déjà Brew Coffee House

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

Tonight, at 7:30 p.m., the community is invited to come out to a fundraiser to help save Déjà Brew, an independent coffee shop and gathering place in Haymarket located in the shopping center at Dominion Valley.

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