Three Central Virginia legislators met with constituents on Thursday to outline some of the initiatives they plan to tackle in the upcoming General Assembly session.
Del.-elect Sally Hudson, D-Charlottesville, and Sens. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, and Bryce Reeves, R-Spotsylvania, spoke at a legislative session at the University of Virginia.
Elliott Harding, an independent candidate for the 25th District seat in the Virginia Senate, apologized Tuesday for removing his opponent’s campaign flyer from a door during weekend canvassing.
Harding is challenging Virginia Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, in next week’s election.
Independent Elliott Harding went on the offensive as State Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, defended his record and past campaign donations at a forum on Wednesday.
Harding is challenging Deeds in Virginia’s 25th Senate District and the two met for the second time this election cycle in a forum hosted by the Senior Statesmen of Virginia.
Albemarle County is asking the state for $15 million over three years to help fund Biscuit Run Park.
County staff and the Board of Supervisors on Thursday presented the county’s legislative priorities for the 2020 General Assembly session to state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath; Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle; and Del. David J. Toscano, D-Charlottesville.
Independent Elliott Harding, who is challenging incumbent Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) for the 25th district seat in the Virginia Senate, has proposed a series of six debates between the two beginning the week of Sept. 23.
In the sweltering Friday heat, Elliott Harding stood on the steps of the Albemarle County Circuit Courthouse and pleaded to both sides of the political aisle in his bid to unseat state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath..
Attorney Elliott Harding has been certified by the Virginia Board of Elections to appear on the November ballot in Virginia's 25th Senate District as an independent against Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath.
Harding submitted his signatures at the June 11 deadline, but some were contested by the Charlottesville Registrar’s Office. He appealed to the state board, which approved all signatures on Thursday.
In 2014 – after the tragic loss of his son to suicide – Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds convinced other legislators to create a commission to help improve the state’s delivery of mental health services.
The commission was set to wrap up its work this year. But during this year’s General Assembly session, lawmakers approved continuing it for at least another two years.
Central Virginia legislators, spurred by a local grassroots group, are weighing consumer protection legislation to rein in health care costs.
In interviews and at a recent town hall, Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, and Del. David J. Toscano, D-Charlottesville, said they are exploring bills that would add teeth to the state Bureau of Insurance, which approves insurance rates.
In the weeks before Sen. Creigh Deeds returned to the state legislature armed with the moral authority only a tragedy can bring, he paced for hours in the cold, alone, reciting the serenity prayer.
Weeks earlier, his son had attacked Deeds and killed himself with a rifle in the Millboro house that no longer felt like home. His staff was shielding him from work at the office.
So he walked and willed away the memories leading up to Austin C. “Gus” Deeds’ final minutes.