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Both want to tackle flooding, but candidates differ on guns

By MARIE ALBIGES, Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 1 article a month)

A freshman delegate who’s made tackling flooding a priority is fighting off a challenge this November by a former Virginia Beach councilwoman who says the delegate hasn’t done much to help the district. But Del. Kelly Convirs-Fowler, who represents the 21st House District, begs to differ. Yes, none of her bills passed during her first two General Assembly sessions. Blame her “junior” status as a first-term delegate, she said.

VaNews October 26, 2019

Democratic delegate in Virginia Beach calls challenger’s immigration attack mailer “racist”

By MARIE ALBIGES, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

With the Nov. 5 elections less than two weeks away, a GOP candidate in a Virginia Beach delegate race is depicting her Democratic challenger as being aligned with members of a notorious gang from El Salvador. In the print ad, Del. Kelly Convirs-Fowler is Photoshopped next to three heavily tattooed Latino men bearing the letters “MS”, a reference to the MS-13 gang,

VaNews October 25, 2019

Va. lawmaker announces she's pregnant with her third child

By PATRICK WILSON, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

First-term state Del. Kelly Convirs-Fowler, D-Virginia Beach, said Wednesday that she’s pregnant with her third child. “My husband and I have two daughters and we are choosing to expand our family and we are so excited to announce that we are pregnant with our third daughter,” Convirs-Fowler said in a phone interview.

VaNews October 3, 2019

Virginia Beach council, mayoral candidate forum focuses mostly on light rail

By ALISSA SKELTON , Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

The issue of light rail dominated the discussion at a City Council and mayoral candidate forum Thursday night. Candidates shared their views with more than 100 people who attended the event hosted by the Thalia Civic League at Thalia Trinity Presbyterian Church. It was the first such forum.

VaNews September 9, 2016

List of candidates for Virginia Beach mayor and City Council

By ALISSA SKELTON , Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

The future of Virginia Beach is likely to dominate the conversation over the next five months as nine candidates compete for positions on the City Council and four run for mayor. Tuesday marked the filing deadline to register as a candidate in those races. The election will be held Nov. 8. All races are nonpartisan and the terms last four years.

VaNews June 16, 2016

State delegate tells Norfolk Airport to make deal on fees with Uber

By PATRICK WILSON, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

Del. Glenn Davis, R-Virginia Beach, sent a letter to Norfolk International Airport officials Friday saying they are violating the spirit of state law by trying to charge Uber larger fees than the ones taxis pay to operate. Should an agreement not be reached before the General Assembly session begins Jan. 13, “it is my belief that a legislative remedy is necessary to address the issue,” Davis wrote.

VaNews December 21, 2015

Va. Beach councilwoman to face three opponents

By KATHY ADAMS, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

Three candidates are challenging Councilwoman Shannon Kane for her seat representing the Rose Hall district, which covers the central part of the city. Beatrice Browder and Stephen Johnston announced their candidacies earlier this year. A third opponent, James Cabiness, joined the race by the Aug. 15 filing deadline.

VaNews August 29, 2014

Two appointed to Virginia Beach City Council

By AARON APPLEGATE, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

Two business owners were appointed to fill City Council vacancies created when Glenn Davis and Bill DeSteph were elected to the House of Delegates. Shannon Kane will take Davis' post representing the Rose Hall district. Brad Martin will take DeSteph's at-large seat. They will start the $28,000-a-year positions early next year.

VaNews December 18, 2013