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Tommy Wright, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Guest columns

OPINION — Virginia has a low rate of recidivism

Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced Virginia had maintained its consistently solid ranking as a low-recidivism state. Those who are incarcerated in Virginia return to prison ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, June 11, 2021 5:40 pm

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OPINION — Democrats want to bring back parole

It flew under the radar, but last week’s Democratic gubernatorial debate laid down a significant marker for the party headed to November. Regardless of who ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:06 pm

Columns

OPINION – We need children back in school now

President Biden is coming to Yorktown this week to talk about his education plans. This is an excellent opportunity to remind him and Virginians that ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:26 pm

Guest columns

Marijuana legalization is very bad policy

The 2021 General Assembly reconvened session that occurred last week was almost exactly what I expected it to be – a confirmation of the 2021 ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:29 pm

Guest columns

COLUMN – It was a bad session for the Second Amendment

The 2021 General Assembly session concluded its work March 1, and as promised last week, I wanted to continue to tell you about some of ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, March 26, 2021 2:28 pm

Guest columns

New rules put law enforcement officers in danger

The 2021 General Assembly session concluded its work on March 1, and as promised last week, I wanted to continue to tell you about some ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, March 18, 2021 5:18 pm

Guest columns

House wraps up legislative session

After a week full of long sessions and contentious debates, we were finally able to wrap up legislative business late Saturday at 11 p.m. The ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:16 pm

Guest columns

Bill reduces IDA board requirements for towns

First and foremost, this week I want to once again talk about the devastating storm that hit my district last week. As soon as the ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, February 26, 2021 1:03 pm

Guest columns

Tobacco Heritage Trail budget amendment fails

We have completed another week of the 2021 General Assembly session, and I wanted to take a moment to update you on last week’s proceedings. ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:36 am

Guest columns

Vaccines should not be about who you know

The 2021 General Assembly session has reached its halfway point, known as crossover. This is the point where the House and Senate complete work on ... Read more

by Tommy Wright, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:45 am

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