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Tommy Wright

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Column – Entire parole board should resign

Last week I told you how the parole board was under investigation by the Office of the State Inspector General (OSIG).  The investigation was set ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Monday, August 10, 2020 3:33 pm

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Democrats want to abolish mandatory minimum sentencing

Last Wednesday, House Democrats had their second hearing on criminal justice reform. The testimony by speakers invited by House Democrats should concern any Virginian who ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 3:37 pm

Columns

Democrats’ policy is symbolism over substance

As you may have already heard, last Thursday, under cover of darkness, Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn had a number of Confederate busts along with the Robert ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Monday, July 27, 2020 10:16 pm

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Law enforcement to be discussed in special session

I appreciate all the calls and emails I have received over the past couple of months from my constituents regarding the current school reopening situation. ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Monday, July 20, 2020 9:07 pm

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New legislation went into effect July 1

On July 1, legislation passed during the 2020 General Assembly session will become law, with some exceptions. This session was the first with Democrats newly ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:46 pm

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Confederate statues should not be removed

On Thursday, Gov. Ralph Northam launched his biggest distraction from his failures to lead yet, the removal of the Lee Monument on Monument Avenue. Between ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:55 pm

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Where is the peace?

This year has been a challenging one, to say the least. The killing of George Floyd in Minnesota last week is just the latest in ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, June 5, 2020 11:46 am

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Reconvene session brought some changes

The 2020 Reconvened Session was memorable if for nothing else than for the first time in 400 years, the House of Delegates met outdoors. Republicans ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:16 pm

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Update on state functions affected by pandemic

I wanted to take a moment to share with you several resources related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As your Delegate, I want to ensure ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, March 27, 2020 9:20 am

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Take precautions against coronavirus

This past week has been one for the history books. I was in Richmond Thursday to finish the 2020 General Assembly session and vote on ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:27 pm

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