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Senate narrowly approves bills to protect war monuments, firearm rights

By MICHAEL MARTZ , Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

A divided state Senate narrowly passed legislation on Monday to prevent localities from removing Civil War monuments, state entities from restricting firearms, and prosecutors from charging people with brandishing a firearm unless they had clear intent to frighten or harm others.

VaNews March 1, 2016


Proffer debate gets local attention

By JIM RIDOLPHI , Mechanicsville Local

The Virginia General Assembly is moving forward with its attempt to revamp and revise state regulations on Virginia proffer guidelines. Bills have advanced through both the House and Senate addressing the issue, while many local leaders have expressed concerns regarding the legislation.

VaNews February 24, 2016


Fowler-Radler a rematch in 55th

By GRAHAM MOOMAW , Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Republican Del. Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler Jr.’s opponent in his first re-election bid is Democrat Toni Radler, a former communications director who battled Fowler in the Hanover County-anchored 55th District two years ago. Fowler, a retired businessman who served as an aide to the district’s two prior delegates, won that race with almost 57 percent of the vote. Radler hopes 2015 will be different because Fowler now has a record in office.

VaNews November 1, 2015


Fowler, Radler set for rematch in 55th District House race

By GRAHAM MOOMAW, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

As he runs for re-election for the first time, Republican Del. Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler Jr. is squaring off with Democrat Toni Radler, a former communications director who battled Fowler in the Hanover County-anchored 55th District two years ago. Fowler, a retired businessman who served as an aide to the district’s two prior delegates, won that race with almost 57 percent of the vote. Radler hopes 2015 will be different due to a new factor: Fowler now has a record in office.

VaNews October 19, 2015


Fowler, Radler square off in forum

Herald Progress

Election Day is not far away. As a result, the two candidates in the 55th District Virginia House of Delegates race are gearing up for it. The two individuals vying for the seat aired their views on a variety of issues during a Sept. 22 forum sponsored by the Patrick Henry Tea Party, and about 60 residents gathered in the Beaverdam American Legion Post 90 building to hear them.

VaNews October 2, 2015


Hanover delegate's Facebook post amid Baltimore unrest draws rebukes

By JIM NOLAN , Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Amid the civil unrest in Baltimore over the death of a black man in police custody, a Virginia lawmaker from Hanover County ignited controversy Tuesday by posting a photo of a snarling police dog on Facebook and adding a suggestion. “I wonder if a few of these would help bring calm to Baltimore?” Del. Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler Jr., R-Hanover, said in the comment he posted with the Facebook photo.

VaNews May 6, 2015


Toni Radler announces state delegate bid

By LAURA KEBEDE, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 7 articles a month)

Toni Radler, an executive committee member of the Hanover Democratic Committee and a longtime Hanover resident, has announced her bid for the 55th District of the Virginia House of Delegates. Radler, who grew up in Ashland, also ran in 2013 for the same seat, then vacated by Del. John A. Cox, R-Hanover, who retired after two terms. Incumbent Del. Hyland F. “Buddy” Fowler Jr., R-Hanover, defeated Radler by about 5,000 votes.

VaNews April 13, 2015


Bill would help felons regain gun rights in Virginia

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

A bill advanced Wednesday to help felons seeking to regain their right to carry a gun. Right now, a felon must petition the court where he or she lives for restoration of that right, said HB1666's patron, Del. Buddy Fowler, R-Hanover. If the person has moved out of state, they have no remedy, he added.

VaNews January 15, 2015


Hanover legislators prepare for General Assembly session

Herald Progress

When legislators return for a shorter General Assembly session next week, they will be faced with figuring out how to fill the gaps in the state’s 2016 budget shortfalls. Because of that, State Sen. Walter Stosch (R- 12th District) said he will “limit the bills” he’ll be filing this session budget. Stosch, who is on the finance committee, said one of his main priorities is passing a balanced budget for his constituents and the state. “[We plan] to try to do everything we can,” he said.

VaNews January 9, 2015


Republicans sweep most local House seats; Dudenhefer loses by a hair

By ROBYN SIDERSKY, Free Lance-Star (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Republicans swept all but one of the Fredericksburg region’s House of Delegates races Tuesday. In an apparent upset, incumbent Republican Del. Mark Dudenhefer lost his 2nd District seat to Democrat Michael Futrell.

VaNews November 6, 2013