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NEWSLETTER: We’re Halfway There…

February 14, 2020

Friends,       We’re officially past the halfway mark of Session that we call “Crossover” where all bills that originated in the Senate cross over to the House to be debated in Committee and vice versa.       Every year around this time, I like to take a step back and take stock of what […]

RELEASE: Obenshain Bill Helps Elder Abuse Prevention

February 5, 2020

 Obenshain’s Elder Abuse Prevention Legislation Passes Senate Legislation Would Increase Interagency Communication Dealing with Elder Financial Exploitation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Aulgur PHONE: (804) 833-1081 EMAIL: jennifer@markobenshain.com RICHMOND, VA  – Today, Senator Mark Obenshain released the following statement regarding the passage of SB 695 in the Virginia Senate.  SB 695 directs the Office of the Attorney General […]

NEWSLETTER: General Assembly Update Vol. 2

February 5, 2020

Friends,       We’re almost halfway through Session with what we call Crossover fast approaching.  By next Tuesday, the Senate must act upon all its legislation which is still outstanding.  The bills that pass will “crossover” to the House of Delegates where they will go through the same process as they did in the Senate.   […]

RELEASE: Obenshain’s Bills for Warren County Economic Development Authority Pass Senate

January 29, 2020

Obenshain’s Bills for Warren County Economic Development Authority Pass Senate Bills to Improve Accountability, Transparency and Oversight Head to House for Hearing CONTACT: Jennifer Aulgur PHONE: (804) 833-1081 EMAIL: jennifer@markobenshain.com RICHMOND – Senator Obenshain (R-Rockingham) today announced an update on legislation that has passed the Senate. Obenshain’s SB 701 requiring executive directors and members of each […]

NEWSLETTER: Week 1 in the books

January 13, 2020

Friends, The Virginia General Assembly began its fifth century on Wednesday.  Clearly, “the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World” will have a 401st year that will be a stark contrast from its 400th. For the first time in 26 years, the House and Senate have Democrat majorities with a Democrat serving as governor.  One-party […]

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to Headline Obenshain Campaign Event

April 4, 2019

Oysters with Obenshain Event on Thursday, April 11 HARRISONBURG – Senator Mark Obenshain (R-Rockingham) announced today that former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will be the special guest at the annual Oysters with Obenshain fundraising event.  The event will be held next Thursday, April 11 at 5:30 pm at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds.  “I am delighted that […]