Senator Puckett's Richmond Report


Last week, the Senate of Virginia reconvened in Richmond to consider the Senate's amendments to the Governor's introduced budget. The Senate passed its version of the budget; however, I voted against it. This report will provide an explanation for my vote. Read More »

Senator Puckett's Richmond Report


After nine long weeks in Richmond, the 2012 General Assembly has concluded its legislative session. As a follow up to last week's report, I would like to provide an update on House Bill 710. Last Wednesday, a substitute measure to the original bill was introduced on the Senate floor. Because the new bill version protects landowners' rights, including the ability to file an injunction against a coal company in court, I voted for the measure. Read More »

Senator Puckett's Richmond Report


Greetings from Richmond! With two weeks remaining in the 2012 General Assembly Session, we are in the homestretch. But, as I say every week in this report, we still have a lot of work remaining on our plates. Here is an update on what is going on Read More »

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