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VETERAN CANDIDATE TRIES TO UNSEAT STATE SEN. LYNWOOD LEWIS IN DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

By MARIE ALBIGES, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

A U.S. army veteran and former House of Delegates hopeful is looking to unseat the incumbent state senator representing the Eastern Shore, Norfolk, Mathews and a few thousand voters in Virginia Beach in the June primary. Willie Randall, a Democrat who previously served on the Northampton County Board of Supervisors, has tried to defeat Del. Rob Bloxom, R-Accomack, for the 100th House District seat three times.

VaNews June 6, 2019



QUARTET AT RECENT CBA BANQUET HAVE HELD DELEGATE SEAT FOR 55 YEARS

By BILL STERLING, Eastern Shore Post

The four delegates who have served the 100th District and the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the House of Delegates for the past 55 years were all gathered at the Eastern Shore Christian Businessmen’s Prayer Breakfast recently to hear Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, another native son of the Shore. Starting in 1963 with the election of George N. McMath at the age of 31, then the youngest member of the House of Delegates, the seat has been held continuously by the quartet

VaNews May 25, 2018



BUDGET IMPASSE LOOMS LARGE AT VA. SHORE'S EGGS AND ISSUES BREAKFAST

By CAROL VAUGHN, Eastern Shore News (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

State elected officials typically report on the outcome of the General Assembly session at the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce's spring Eggs and Issues breakfast — but this year, the business of the assembly is not yet complete. Sen. Lynwood Lewis, speaking Wednesday at NASA Wallops Flight Facility's Rocket Club before an audience of 100 or more community leaders, stated the facts: "We don't have a budget.

VaNews May 14, 2018



REPUBLICANS ON SENATE COMMITTEE ADVANCE 'SANCTUARY CITIES' BILL TO FLOOR VOTE

By PATRICK WILSON, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Like last year, the Virginia Senate soon will get a chance to vote on a bill to ban so-called “sanctuary cities.” Virginia doesn’t have them. GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie campaigned on the issue with controversial TV ads and lost by 9 points. And should the Senate send the House bill to Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk, he says he will veto it.

VaNews February 28, 2018



LAWMAKERS FROM OUTSIDE HAMPTON ROADS KILL BILL TO ADDRESS COASTAL FLOODING

By JORDAN PASCALE , Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

Mostly rural Republican legislators from outside Hampton Roads quickly dispatched a bill early Wednesday morning that would’ve created a regional authority in Hampton Roads to deal with sea level rise, land subsidence and coastal flooding.

VaNews February 22, 2018



SENATE PASSES HRVA REGIONAL COASTAL RESILIENCY AUTHORITY BILL

By NICK BOYKIN, WTKR

The Virginia Senate passed Senate Bill 397, which would establish a HRVA Regional Coastal Resiliency Authority. The Senate passed the bill 24-Yes to 16-No on Monday, February 12, 2017. The bill that was passed will help with addressing coastal resiliency and flooding adaptation, according to Virginia Senator Lynwood Lewis.

VaNews February 20, 2018



SENATE BACKS BID TO DOCK LOTTERY WINNERS WHO RECEIVED SOCIAL WELFARE PAYMENTS

Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

The Senate passed a bill Monday that would take back money from Virginia Lottery winners if they had received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits in the previous five years.

VaNews January 30, 2018



VARIOUS PROPOSALS INTRODUCED ON COASTAL RESILIENCY

By JORDAN PASCALE, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

Hampton Roads localities have long accepted the inevitability of sea level rise and have addressed it in different ways through different initiatives. But a few proposals in the legislature would bring those efforts under one roof. The question is, should it be a state-level, governor’s Cabinet secretary or a regional authority that addresses all things coastal resilience?

VaNews January 29, 2018



300 MILES OF BROADBAND DOWN FOR RURAL VA. SHORE — 1,200 MILES TO GO

By CAROL VAUGHN, Eastern Shore News (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Accomack officials praised the Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority's performance, after its acting director on Wednesday updated the Accomack County Board of Supervisors on recent initiatives. The authority "is considered the model in the state of Virginia," said outgoing Chairman Robert Crockett, citing comments made on recent occasions by both Sen. Lynwood Lewis and Delegate Robert Bloxom.

VaNews December 26, 2017



LEWIS: IT'S TIME TO WORK TOGETHER

By LYNWOOD LEWIS, Published in the Daily Press (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

The Senate district I represent is uniquely split between one of the most rural areas of the commonwealth and one of the most urban. This enables me to see the progress we've made through the Affordable Care Act, as well as the places we can still improve. That's why I'm calling on President Donald Trump to keep his campaign promise and improve health care; don't take it away from hardworking Virginians who need it most.

Virginia State Senator Lynwood Lewis is the Democratic incumbent in Senate District 6

VaNews July 31, 2017