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FOIA Council to Study David's Legislation to Bring More Transparency to University Donations

May 23, 2019Blog Post

Thanks Virginia Mercury for covering my work to bring more transparency to donations made to our public universities.  Our universities rely on the generosity of private donors.  At the same time, financial support conditioned on the acceptance of terms that could affect academic decision making should not be shielded from public view.  I am pleased that the Freedom of Information Act Council has agreed to study my

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Virginia Education Association Endorses David for Re-Election

April 15, 2019Blog Post

I am honored to be endorsed by the 

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General Assembly Passes Bi-Partisan Firefighting Foam Management Act

April 11, 2019Blog Post

While the General Assembly tackled a number of issues at our Reconvened Session on April 3rd, I was pleased to see final passage of my bill to reduce the introduction of per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals into the environment.  According to the US EPA, these chemicals "are very persistent in the environment and human body -- meaning they don't break down and can accumulate over time.  There is evidence that exposure to PFAS can lead to adverse human health effects."  These chemicals are now the subject of an EPA action plan.  PFAS are found in a

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Legislator of the Year

April 3, 2019Blog Post

I couldn't be more honored than to receive the 

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Join Us for David's 2019 Campaign Kick-Off

March 25, 2019Blog Post

I am excited to announce that I am running again to represent the 37th District in the Virginia House of Delegates.  It has been an honor to represent the community that I love in Richmond.  This is a particularly important year as the House Democrats look to take the majority!  Please join me and my family for a 2019 campaign kick-off celebration.  This is a free event, although contributions to help get us started strong are always appreciated!  Click here to register

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Budget Amendments and Session Close

February 24, 2019Blog Post

The 2019 General Assembly adjourned sine die on February 24th at 11:52 a.m.  It was certainly one for the history books.

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Cross Over Week and Tax Compromise

February 9, 2019Blog Post

Last Friday seems like a universe away. The revelations and allegations over the past week have been difficult to process for all of us -- and I can't even imagine the pain that this has caused the African American community and those who have been the victims of sexual assault. Thank you to the many constituents who have called and sent emails expressing their thoughts and concerns. My prayer for Virginia is that, while extremely painful, we will use what is happening today as an opportunity to heal and bring us together.

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Town Hall Meeting on February 2nd

January 28, 2019Blog Post

I am looking forward to my 2019 Town Hall Meeting with Senator Chap Petersen on February 2nd. The meeting will take place from 9-11 a.m.

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General Assembly Update - Focus on Early Childhood Education

January 25, 2019Blog Post

Last call! Don't forget to take a few moments to fill out my 2019 Constituent Survey. Your feedback is important as I consider how to vote on numerous issues. I am particularly interested in your input on proposals to allow casino gambling and sports betting in Virginia. 

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David's 2019 Legislation

January 20, 2019Blog Post

If you haven't already, please take a few moments to share your thoughts on issues facing the General Assembly by filling out my 2019 Constituent Survey. Also, mark your calendar for my Town Hall Meeting with Senator Chap Petersen. The meeting will take place on February 2nd from 9-11 a.m.

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