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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: Fredrick Kunkle

Contest judges view Va. redistricting maps drawn by college students

Young political wonks from 13 Virginia colleges and universities gave battle Friday against the dreaded gerrymander, unveiling new maps that attempt to redraw the commonwealth's voting districts the fairest possible way.

By Fredrick Kunkle  | March 11, 2011; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Fairfax County Economic Advisory Commission urges focus on redevelopment, adjusting to aging population

Six years ago, Fairfax County had approximately 600,000 jobs and 380,000 households. Fast forward to 2030, and the work force in Virginia's most populous county will have grown by an estimated 40 percent to 845,000 jobs.

By Fredrick Kunkle  | March 8, 2011; 5:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Herndon Republican takes on Fairfax County Chairman Bulova

A Herndon businessman who had been pursuing a run for Virginia's state Senate announced Thursday that he now plans to seek the post held by Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon S. Bulova (D) this fall.

By Fredrick Kunkle  | March 3, 2011; 4:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
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Virginia lawmakers reflect on legislative session

"This year will be remembered as a bag of mixed results. Certainly, the abortion issue came to the fore and was handled in a poor manner. . .It will leave a bad taste in the mouths of many as far as this session is concerned. My caucus will grow wiser from having seen this done."--Sen. Donald McEachin (D-Richmond) "I think you got a got a transportation plan, a higher ed bill, and no tax increase, I think that's a great year, a great accomplishment."--Del. Tim Hugo (R-Fairfax)

By Fredrick Kunkle  | February 28, 2011; 2:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Fredrick Kunkle, General Assembly 2011, House of Delegates, Rosalind Helderman, State Senate  
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Virginia lawmakers create Progressive Caucus

"Society ought to be judged not by how it treats the people at the top -- it should be judged by how it treats the people at the bottom," Englin said. "So we want to make sure the most vulnerable among us are taken care of."

By Fredrick Kunkle  | February 25, 2011; 7:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Virginia House, Senate adopt competing budget plans

The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates have adopted competing plans to amend the state's two-year $78 billion budget and will now spend the remainder of this year's legislative session hashing out differences in the documents.

By Rosalind S. Helderman and Fredrick Kunkle  | February 10, 2011; 6:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

VA House passes bill mandating insurance for autism, Fredrick Kunkle , February 2, 2011
Terry McAuliffe schmoozes Richmond, Fredrick Kunkle , January 20, 2011
Second candidate files for Fairfax supervisors race, Fredrick Kunkle , January 14, 2011
Va. helps create 156 new Fairfax jobs, Fredrick Kunkle , November 18, 2010
Some unspent Fairfax funds going to workers, schools, Fredrick Kunkle , September 14, 2010
Va. congressman heads forum on gun show loophole, Fredrick Kunkle , July 15, 2010
Va. gun rights group cheers high court ruling, Fredrick Kunkle , June 29, 2010
Virginia House votes against consideration of gay protections bill, Fredrick Kunkle and Rosalind S. Helderman , March 9, 2010
Criticizing Marshall, delegate cites disabled son, Fredrick Kunkle , February 23, 2010
Demonstrators urge lawmakers to 'save our schools', Anne Bartlett , February 22, 2010
House panel approves repeal of gun-a-month law, Anita Kumar , February 12, 2010
Albo's dad's Toyota triumphs over Guard Humvee, Rosalind S. Helderman , February 9, 2010
Va. House cancels Friday session because of snow, Anne Bartlett , February 4, 2010
Lieutenant Governor candidates vote , Anne Bartlett , November 3, 2009
Can you shame people into voting?, Anne Bartlett , October 28, 2009
Wagner and Bolling trade more attacks, Anne Bartlett , October 28, 2009
Va. gun rights group endorses GOP top three, Anne Bartlett , October 21, 2009
GOP spoofs ads touting Post endorsement of Deeds, Anne Bartlett , October 20, 2009
Fact Check: Fueling the Debate Over Taxes, Anne Bartlett , October 18, 2009
Jody Wagner Campaigns in Fairfax, Anne Bartlett , October 13, 2009
PAC for People with Disabilities Demands McDonnell Apology, Washington Post Editors , October 6, 2009
Fack Checker: McDonnell and School Funding, Anne Bartlett , September 20, 2009
Fact Check: Governor's Opportunity Fund, Amy Gardner , September 17, 2009
Fact Check: More on McDonnell and Martinsville, Anne Bartlett , August 20, 2009
 
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