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Update from Richmond: Senate Bills "Crossover" to House

February 17, 2018Blog Post

Dear Neighbors,

Greetings from Richmond! We have completed nearly two-thirds of the 60 day Legislative Session, and there is much to discuss. I hope you will join me at one of the following two town halls this weekend:

Manassas Town Hall with Delegates Lee Carter & Danica Roem
Saturday, February 17, 2018
1pm to 3pm
Bull Run Regional Library, Community Room B
8051 Ashton Ave, Manassas

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Update from Richmond: Credit Freeze, Stroke Care, & Dominion Bill

February 11, 2018Blog Post

Dear Neighbors, As we approach “crossover” next week, the Senate is moving rapidly to meet strict deadlines to act on all legislation introduced by Senators. This has lead to many long days in both committee and floor debates, but we are moving through many important pieces of legislation.

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Update from Richmond: Young Leaders, I-66, Manassas Town Hall

February 3, 2018Blog Post

Dear Neighbors, We have now completed 24 days of the 60 day legislative session this year, and it has been a busy week.

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Update from Richmond: Health, Public Safety, Veterans Initiatives

January 28, 2018Blog Post

Greetings from Richmond!

This week started off with several great visits from Prince William and Manassas educators. I met with the Prince William School Board, the Manassas School Board, and members of the Prince William Education Association to discuss teacher pay and retention, High School Redesign and the renewed focus on career and technical education. One of my focuses is to connect students with local businesses and exposure to the real-world skills through internships, apprenticeships, and credential programs.

Bills that Passed this Week

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Update from Richmond: Inaugural Edition

January 19, 2018Blog Post

Greetings from Richmond! Wednesday, Jan 10th was the first day of the Legislative Session and Governor McAuliffe gave his final State of the Commonwealth speech to the General Assembly.

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APPLY TODAY: 2018 Greater Prince William Young Leaders Program

November 22, 2017Blog Post

 

My office is now accepting applications for the 2018 class of the Greater Prince William Young Leaders Program. 

The Greater Prince William Young Leaders Program will afford six to eight exceptional high school juniors and seniors from the 29th Senate District the opportunity to travel to Richmond during the General Assembly Session and learn about leadership and the legislative process. 

Potential activites may include:

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2017 General Election Absentee Voting has begun!

October 2, 2017Blog Post

The November 7th General Election is fast approaching. With just 40 days left, here is some important information about voting. The Last Day to Register to Vote is Monday, Oct 16. Check here to register or update your registration.

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New Laws Go Into Effect July 1

June 30, 2017Blog Post

Neighbors, I would like to wish you and your family a very happy Fourth of July weekend.

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Governor signs McPike's Bill on Line of Duty Act

June 23, 2017Press Release

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA – In a small ceremony earlier this month, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Senate Bill 1118, sponsored by Senator Jeremy McPike, to strengthen Line of Duty Act benefits for firefighter trainees.

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McAuliffe signs bills aimed at preventing bullying, teen suicide

June 7, 2017News ClipSenator McPike's bill becomes law on July 1

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe chose Prince William County’s Forest Park High School to sign two new bills aimed at preventing teen suicide and informing parents about alleged bullying incidents that involve their children.

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