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DEMOCRAT KITCHEN WANTS TO CONNECT WITH RURAL VOTERS IN 25TH HOUSE DISTRICT

By JERRY BLAIR, News Virginian

Jennifer Kitchen doesn’t see herself easily fitting into a box when it comes to politics. Not that the candidate doesn’t fully support most Democratic Party positions, but she wants to engage voters in the 25th House of Delegates district in a conversation on issues she believes matter most to district residents.

VaNews May 17, 2019



BELL, LANDES SAY 'FAREWELL': LAWMAKERS DISCUSS VALLEY ISSUES DURING ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP

By JERRY BLAIR, News Virginian

While the early morning event was billed as a legislative wrap-up of the 2019 legislative session, it served as a stage for Richard “Dickie” Bell to deliver an eloquent farewell message to the Augusta County business community.

VaNews May 2, 2019



RUNION WINS GOP PRIMARY IN 25TH HOUSE DISTRICT

By JERRY BLAIR, News Virginian

Rockingham County businessman Chris Runion on Saturday became the Republican nominee in the 25th House of Delegates race. He will face Democrat Jenni Kitchen on Nov. 5 in the race to replace Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, who is running for Augusta County clerk of court.

VaNews April 29, 2019



25TH DISTRICT VOTERS TO CHOOSE GOP NOMINEE IN FIREHOUSE PRIMARY SATURDAY

By JERRY BLAIR, News Virginian

On Saturday, voters in the 25th House District will choose the Republican party’s nominee for this November’s general election to succeed Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave. ... Albemarle County farmer Richard Fox, Augusta County Supervisor Marshall Pattie and Rockingham County businessman Chris Runion are running in a firehouse primary. Whoever wins will face Democrat Jenni Kitchen on Nov. 5.

VaNews April 25, 2019



GOP CANDIDATES FOR 25TH DISTRICT TALK BACKGROUNDS, POLITICAL GOALS

By JESSICA WETZLER, Daily News Record (Subscription Required)

Republicans Richard Fox, of Albemarle, Marshall Pattie, of Augusta, and Chris Runion, of Bridgewater, are seeking the Republican nomination for the 25th District House of Delegates seat. A firehouse primary will be held Saturday to decide the Republican nominee.

VaNews April 25, 2019



DEL. STEVE LANDES WILL ANNOUNCE 2019 ELECTION PLANS TUESDAY

By JULIA FAIR, News Leader (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Del. Steve Landes will make an announcement about the 2019 election Tuesday. At 3:30 p.m., Landes will stand in the Augusta County Government Center meeting room to deliver the message, according to a press release from Landes. The News Leader spokes to Landes by phone Monday and asked if he planned to run a reelection campaign for the 25th District seat. He said there would be an announcement Tuesday and the press release was received shortly after the phone call.

VaNews March 5, 2019



IN CROZET, LANDES DISCUSSES GUNS AND SCHOOL SAFETY

By RUTH SERVEN SMITH, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, hosted a town hall in Crozet on Saturday that focused mostly on gun and school safety, but he also dove briefly into the scandals engulfing top officials in Richmond.

VaNews February 10, 2019



BILL ADJUSTING COUNSELORS TIME ADVANCES

By JESSICA WETZLER, Daily News Record (Subscription Required)

A step toward improving school safety was taken Wednesday morning as legislators voted to push Del. Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, bill requiring school counselors to spend 80 percent of their time counseling students to the House floor. Landes was appointed to the Select Committee on School Safety last year, designed to propose legislation that would improve safety in schools.

VaNews January 18, 2019



GOVERNOR, WESTERN VIRGINIA LAWMAKERS BACK TOLLS TO FIX I-81

By JEFF STURGEON, Roanoke Times (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Gov. Ralph Northam came out Tuesday in favor of charging tolls on Interstate 81 to fund $2.2 billion in proposed safety and reliability improvements on the Western Virginia interstate built in the 1960s. Northam and key regional lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to begin to tackle I-81’s longstanding issues in Virginia,

VaNews January 9, 2019



LANDES HOSPITALIZED, POSTPONES CROZET TOWN HALL

Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, has postponed a town hall meeting in Crozet after being hospitalized for an allergic reaction. Landes was scheduled to host a meeting at the Crozet Library on Saturday morning ahead of the 2019 General Assembly session.

VaNews December 31, 2018