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Frank Ruff, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Guest columns

General Assembly returns to session

As you read this, we have returned to Richmond. At least the Senate has returned.  What the House of Delegates is doing is something different.  ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:19 pm

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What will 2021 look like?

For months now, everywhere I have gone, people have been saying, “I can’t wait until 2020 is over.” With all that has occurred in the ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:33 pm

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A new way to formulate the state budget

Every year, the most important thing that the governor of Virginia does is produce a budget or a revised budget.  Yet, way too frequently, a ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:26 am

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Column – Enjoy the gift of days

As we are preparing for Christmas, whether shopping for gifts or planning to visit relatives, we are making decisions about where we want to be ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:44 am

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Treat the voters with honesty and respect

In slang, the phrase, “come on man,”  is used to convey the speaker’s frustration or annoyance with someone else. The term has been used repeatedly ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:16 pm

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COLUMN — The special session may finally be over

The session finally ended last Friday. The General Assembly, by constitution, meets for 60 days in even years and 45 days in odd years.  This ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:01 am

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Prayers to all those affected by COVID-19

Our prayers go out to our president, governor, their wives, and to all who have been infected with COVID-19.  We wish them fast recoveries.  Likewise, ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, October 9, 2020 1:44 pm

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Legislature protects renters, hurts landlords

Compassion is a good thing when you are using your resources in assisting others in a time of their need.  It is far different when ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, September 28, 2020 4:02 pm


Column – Law enforcement changes happening quickly

All over America, there are efforts to change law enforcement.  In some cities, there has been an open effort to defund the police.  In other ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:35 pm

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COLUMN — Support the redistricting amendment

Last week, I wrote about the several laws that were changed during the 2020 regular and the on-going special session.  My focus was on how ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:44 pm

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