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Senator’s bill on organ donations is half-way home

A local state senator’s effort to promote organ donation has made it halfway through the legislative process. The state Senate on a 38-0 vote has passed a measure by Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria-Arlington-Fairfax) to require that employers with more than...

Veteran state Sen. Ebbin picks up intra-party challenge

Arlington voters in the area immediately surrounding Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will have a Democratic primary for state Senate on the agenda this spring. Attorney James DeVita on Jan. 4 launched a bid to unseat state Sen. Adam Ebbin...

Sen. Warner to highlight Ebbin fund-raiser

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is slated to be the featured guest at the 15th annual “Toast to Adam Ebbin” on Sunday, Oct. 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. The event is a fund-raiser for Ebbin, a state senator whose...

Ebbin moves over to chair different Senate committee

State Sen. Adam Ebbin has been tapped to serve as chair of the Senate General Laws and Technology Committee. “I look forward to this new responsibility,” Ebbin said in a statement. “The General Laws committee entertains legislation crucial to many longstanding...

Arlington GOP thinking ahead to state Senate races

Even as they work to determine their candidates for 2022 elections, Arlington Republicans are looking ahead to state Senate races in 2023. Matthew Hurtt, the local GOP’s communications chairman, recently sent out a missive reminding the rank-and-file that the Republican...

Editor’s Notebook: Show our local cabbies some love, will you?

Arlington County Board members will be a little late to the party this weekend as they start the ball rolling on assisting local cab drivers with meeting the increasingly high cost of doing business. Board members are slated to set...

After conference, bill ending parental-support mandate passes

It took a conference committee to get to a resolution, but legislation to end a century-old requirement that adult children be financially responsible for their parents has landed on the desk of Gov. Youngkin. The sentiment embodied in current state...

Ebbin bill ending mandatory parental support moves ahead

Despite a brief hiccup during consideration in a House of Delegates subcommittee, legislation to end a century-old requirement that adult children be financially responsible for their parents is likely headed to the desk of Gov. Youngkin. The sentiment embodied in...

Editor’s Notebook: You’re on your own, daddy-o!

We had coverage a few days ago of a bill patroned by Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Still My Senator Until Redistricting Kicks In or I Finally Relocate!) that would remove from the Code of Virginia a provision that adult children...

Legislation takes adult children off hook of supporting parents

Who knew: For more than a century, the adult children of Virginians have had a legal obligation to support their parents in times of financial distress, and if they didn’t meet that obligation, could be subject to a fine...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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