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Jun 152015
 

Learn how to use “Scout” to stay informed about:

    • US Congress: bills, speeches, government reports, and more.
    • After Congress: regulatory activity and court opinions
    • State Legislation for all 50 states, plus D.C. and Puerto Rico
    • and much more
    • Tutorial for using Scout:

To find out information about your elected officials (where they stand on issues and how they have voted) check here for how to use Project Vote Smart.

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Jun 142015
 

This from the VA Legislative Information System Effective July 1, 2015, the on-line version of the Code of Virginia will only be updated and supported on the Virginia Law Portal Web site, http://law.lis.virginia.gov/. All Code of Virginia laws that were enacted, amended, or repealed during the 2015 Regular Session will only be available at the […]

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Jun 012015
 

Well, my old domain name of depotdazed.com finally became available again and I grabbed it. I’ve been trying to get it going but cancer treatment and side effects have mad that process pretty slow. Anyway, depotdazed.info and myvaresources.com will be going away to be replaced with this site. I will be adding to and refining […]

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And We’re Off to the Committee Quagmire

 General, General Tracking  Comments Off on And We’re Off to the Committee Quagmire
Jan 282015
 

Most bills submitted for the Virginia General Assembly (GA) never make it to the full membership of the GA. Rather, they die in Committees and Subcommittees. Your own representatives may never get a chance to comment or vote on these bills. It should also be noted that these Committee Meetings, while open to the public, […]

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Dec 172014
 
Why Medicaid Needs To Be Expanded in Virginia

Where I am today is ultimately thanks to the VA General Assembly. Let me again state that if Medicaid had been expanded in Virginia, I would not likely be where I am today with stage 4 cancer. It was never my intention to be caught without health care, nor was it my choice. There were […]

 Posted by at 12:43 pm

Thanks to the Virginia General Assembly

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Dec 172014
 
Thanks to the Virginia General Assembly

Where I am today is ultimately thanks to the VA General Assembly. Let me again state that if Medicaid had been expanded in Virginia, I would not likely be where I am today with stage 4 cancer. It was never my intention to be caught without health care, nor was it my choice. There were […]

 Posted by at 12:38 pm
May 202014
 

As I read through so many articles and studies about the Affordable Care Act, Climate Change, Voting Rights, and more, I started to see a pattern. The pattern is about the efficacy (and, in fact honesty) of communications. While there are those who intentionally strive to shape the conversations to meet their own ends, it […]

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