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Sen. Howell says she is in it to win it in 2019

April 9, 2018News Clip

By the time her current term ends late in 2019, state Sen. Janet Howell will have served 28 years in Richmond.

And she says she’s ready to spend at least four more there.

Howell (D-32nd) confirmed at a recent session in McLean plans to run for an eighth term. She was first elected in 1991 in a district that has varied in shape over the years, but currently includes portions of Fairfax and Arlington counties.

In remarks during a forum sponsored by the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce, Howell expressed happiness with the performance of Gov. Northam.

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

March 21, 2018Blog Post

Each year it takes me a couple weeks to process what happened during the legislative session.  This year is no exception.

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Town Hall Meetings - Join Me!

April 14, 2017Blog Post

Please join me at one of two upcoming Post Legislative Session Town Hall meetings for a report on the 2017 General Assembly session:

 

Monday, April 17, 7:30-9:00 p.m.

With Delegate Ken Plum at Reston Community Center at Lake Anne

1609 Washington Plaza North

Reston, Virginia

 

Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.- 12 noon

With Senator Barbara Favola and Delegates Rip Sullivan and Patrick Hope

TJ Middle School

125 S. Old Glebe Road

Arlington, Virgnia

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

April 12, 2017Blog Post

The 2017 General Assembly session is officially over!  In January and February we passed 1,773  bills and resolutions, including the budget.  Governor McAuliffe reviewed them all and sent us 83 amendments to bills, 27 amendments to the budget, and 40 vetoes.  Unlike Congress, the Virginia General Assembly works efficiently!

 Our Governor stuck with his -- and my -- principles on both the budget and laws.

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Home Again

February 27, 2017Blog Post

The 2017 General Assembly session ended Saturday, so I have had almost two days to process what happened. It was a very strange session -- we accomplished a lot that was constructive but we also passed a lot of destructive nonsense.

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