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Arlingtonians Gather To Help ‘Sister District’

June 20, 2017News ClipFundraising for candidate from Newport News.

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-48) stood in Gail Harrison’s living room in Arlington on Thursday night and took in the scene: 25 Virginia residents, mostly Arlingtonians, had gathered to raise money for Zack Wittkamp, a businessman from Newport News who thinks he can beat David Yancey (R-94) this fall.

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Innocent man fighting to get conviction off record after near decade in prison

June 16, 2017News Clip

RICHMOND, Va. -- Michael McAlister spent nearly 30 years behind bars for an abduction and attempted rape he did not commit.

"It's too good to be true," McAlister said after being released.

Keith Harward served 33 years for a murder and rape he had nothing to do with.

"That's the worst part about this is my parents, it killed them, it devastated them," Harward told reporters when he left prison.

And Thomas Haynesworth completed 27 years in prison for rapes though he too was an innocent man.

"The evidence never pointed to me," Haynesworth said.

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Honoring Heroes in McLean

May 29, 2017News ClipMemorial Day Ceremony held at McLean High School

McLean American Legion Post 270 hosted the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at McLean High School. Veterans, Police and Fire Department officials, and community members gathered in the school’s Memorial Garden at 11 a.m. on Monday.

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-34), Del. Richard “Rip” Sullivan (D-48), Del. Marcus Simon (D-53) and Supervisor John Foust (D-Dranesville), spoke to the crowd in honor of veterans for the special day. Ellen Reilly, McLean High School Principal, and Colonel David Ashcraft, serving military member, spoke as well.

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Governor signs into law clean energy legislation backed by Minchew, Schaufeld

May 10, 2017News Clip

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday signed into law 11 clean energy bills that promote solar and other renewable energy efforts, including two measures championed by Republican state Del. Randy Minchew of Leesburg.

The bipartisan pieces of legislation are part of the governor and lawmakers' continued push to diversifying Virginia's economy and energy sources.

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Governor McAuliffe Signs Clean Energy Legislation

May 8, 2017News Clip11 bills receive bipartisan support to grow clean energy sector in VA

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed 11 bipartisan bills passed by the General Assembly earlier this year that promote the use of solar and other renewable energy options and aim to reduce energy consumption across the Commonwealth. 

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