Jeff Staples for Virginia Senate
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"Tribute" Money in the House of Delegates?

Posted by jeff4va@gmail.com on July 4, 2015 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Speaker Howell taking"tribute" money for his PAC from ‪#‎BarryKnight81‬ and others is business as usual...for the mafia, not Va. Government!http://www.dailypress.com/news/politics/dp-nws-leadership-pac-20150620-story.html#page=1

Ethics Bill Veto

Posted by jeff4va@gmail.com on March 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

I would agree with this veto. It let's the "gravy train" continue. The Governor would be wise to include campaign financing and then practice what he preaches. http://hamptonroads.com/2015/03/surprisingly-governor-takes-high-ground-assembly-ethics-bill#comment-1899008

Over crowding of Public Schools

Posted by jeff4va@gmail.com on March 23, 2015 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

I f elected, I would introduce legislation to limit residential building permits in school districts in which enrollment, has reached 120% of capacity.
http://hamptonroads.com/2015/03/development-gets-ok-over-600-chesapeake-homes#commentLink

I had to comment on this!

Posted by jeff4va@gmail.com on March 12, 2015 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

I had to comment on this ediotorial in the Pilot today. I largely agree with the writer, however, I aim to provide more than "token opposition".

http://hamptonroads.com/2015/03/paige-another-sad-result-safe-districts#comment-1893539

Senators and Delegates sign on to defend former Gov. Bob McDonnell

Posted by jeff4va@gmail.com on March 12, 2015 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Barry Knight, not surprisingly signed on. He just doesn't want those handouts from the Corporations and Lobbyist to stop.

http://apps.washingtonpost.com/g/documents/local/va-lawmakers-coming-to-mcdonnells-defense/1442/

Ethics Reform

Posted by jeff4va@gmail.com on March 1, 2015 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

This is why we need to have ethics reform in the Virginia legislature. These "gifts" are actually investments by lobbyist and corporations. http://hamptonroads.com/2014/01/amid-greater-scrutiny-legislative-gifts-disclosed


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