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Perotte: Proposed state bills would affect hunting, fishing

By KEN PERROTTE, Free Lance-Star (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

As of Tuesday, there were 2,752 Senate and House bills and resolutions introduced in the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session. As we’ve covered extensively, many relate to firearms. Several more concern hunting, fishing, licensing and outdoors policy. Here’s a look: Del. Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler, Jr. (R-District 55) has HB 449, providing that any person convicted of violating a hunting, fishing, or trapping law may also be prohibited from hunting, fishing, or trapping for 1-5 years.

VaNews January 16, 2020


Democrat Goodman again challenging incumbent Fowler in 55th District House race

By ROB HEDELT, Free Lance-Star (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Two candidates who know each other well are facing off again in the 55th District House of Delegates race. Incumbent Republican and retired businessman Buddy Fowler is being challenged by Democrat Morgan Goodman, an environmental specialist at the Virginia Department for Environmental Quality, in the Nov. 5 election. It’s a repeat of the race two years ago

VaNews October 14, 2019


Del. Fowler seeks return to House

Mechanicsville Local

Republican Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler Jr. is announcing his re-election bid for the Virginia House of Delegates 55th District. The 55th District includes parts of Hanover, Caroline and Spotsylvania counties and the Town of Ashland.

VaNews April 3, 2019


LGBT Virginians dealt major setback as bills die in House

By JOSH JANNEY, Winchester Star (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

LGBT Virginians suffered a major setback Thursday afternoon as Republican lawmakers in the Virginia House of Delegates killed four bills that would have provided protections against discrimination from landlords and public employers. Virginia is one of 31 states that lacks non-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender people in employment, housing and public accommodations. SB 202 would have prohibited discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. SB 423 and HB 1547 would have added discrimination on the basis of one’s sexual orientation and gender identity as an unlawful housing practice.

VaNews February 10, 2018


15 flipped House seats cost half of all money spent in Virginia's most expensive races in 20 years

By WILL HOUP, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

When state Democrats flipped 15 Republican districts in the November races, they celebrated their best performance in the Virginia House since 1998. But those victories came with a hefty price tag as campaigns on both sides burned through millions more in 2017 than in any other election year over the past two decades.

VaNews January 29, 2018


First-time candidate Morgan Goodman challenging incumbent Buddy Fowler in Virginia's 55th House District

By ADELE UPHAUS–CONNER , Free Lance-Star (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Political newcomer Morgan Goodman is challenging two-term incumbent Republican Del. Hyland “Buddy” Fowler for the 55th District seat in the House of Delegates in the Nov. 7 election. Fowler, a former business owner and legislative aide and research director, was first elected in 2013

VaNews November 3, 2017


Del. Fowler squares off with Democrat newcomer Goodman in 55th District

By MICHAEL O'CONNOR, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

An incumbent Republican vying for a third term in the House of Delegates and a Democrat galvanized by the presidential election to make her first run for office are squaring off to represent people in Hanover, Caroline and Spotsylvania counties, along with the town of Ashland.

VaNews October 14, 2017


Picture of state delegate with Hanover superintendent, two school board members raises questions

By MICHAEL O'CONNOR, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

A picture of Hanover County school officials posing with a state delegate running for re-election in November has raised some questions in the county that the state delegate says are overblown. The picture at the top of an email newsletter recently sent out by Del. Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler Jr., R-Hanover, shows Fowler posing in his office with Superintendent Michael B. Gill and School Board members Susan P. Dibble and Robert L. Hundley Jr. The subject line of the email reads, “Campaign re-election News!”

VaNews June 26, 2017


Deciding which delegate is right for you

By NATALIE MILLER, Caroline Progress

This November, Virginia residents will elect their Delegates to represent them in the Virginia House of Delegates. Candidates from each party have come forward to announce their candidacy to represent portions of Hanover, Caroline, and Spotsylvania Counties; and the Town of Ashland in the 55th District. Incumbent Del. Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler, Jr. announced last month that he will seek re-election...

VaNews June 23, 2017


McAuliffe vetoes Fowler bill on photo ID for absentee ballots

By ANDREW CAIN, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that would require voters to submit photo ID when requesting a physical absentee ballot, calling it an “unnecessary and impractical barrier” to absentee voting. House Bill 1428, sponsored by Del. Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler Jr., R-Hanover, would require any voter submitting an application for an absentee ballot by mail or by fax to submit with the application a copy of one of the forms of ID acceptable under current law.

VaNews March 10, 2017