Delegate Mark Levine Defends Residents of Assisted Living Facilities who Require Hospice Care
Virginia Delegate Mark Levine compares the killing of Crystal Hamilton with the murder of his sister and argues custody laws need to be changed to keep children away from fathers that commit domestic violence. Murder should not be the way to win a custody dispute.
Delegate Levine is Committed to Transparency in Government
Delegate Mark Levine and Senator Amanda Chase to Spearhead Bipartisan Effort
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Tuesday, Jan 17
Grieving relatives and steadfast advocates for common sense gun laws gathered in Capitol Square yesterday, in order to commemorate lost relatives and reaffirm their commitment to the cause.
As our new Congressman Donald McEachin put it, "A moment of silence never saved anyone." The corollary is that a prolonged outcry can. I will continue to support legislation which keeps guns out of the hands of those who shouldn't have them, but Republicans in Virginia don't like to hear this message.
I'm proud to announce a grant from Virginia's Department of Criminal Justice Services to add 4 full-time and 2 part-time Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners at Inova Hospital. This will allow them to provide round-the-clock staffing and services for survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault in Northern Virginia. Along with many of my colleagues from around the region, I asked for this grant because so many victims had endured long waits or even diversions to hospitals in other regions. Sexual assaults do not come in regular patterns.
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Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial-services company, will invest $5 million to upgrade its facility and expand recruitment efforts in the City of Alexandria. Virginia successfully competed against Washington, D.C., for the project, which will retain 282 jobs and create 60 new jobs.