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VA Corporation Commission: Put Haymarket Data Center Underground and Amazon Pays

June 3, 2016Press Release

Today, Delegate Robert G. “Bob” Marshall (R-13), Senator Dick Black (R-13), Delegate John Bell (D-87) and Delegate Tim Hugo (R-40) issued the following statement:

“We strongly urge the State Corporation Commission to accept the logic and conclusions of their June 2, 2016, Staff Report that Amazon should pay to place power lines for their Haymarket Data Center underground to protect residents and the environment.”   

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Delegate John Bell Recognizes Efforts to Preserve African American History in Loudoun

May 25, 2016Press Release

ASHBURN, Va.: Yesterday, Delegate John J. Bell (D-87th) presented a House Joint Commending Resolution (HJR 527) at the Loudoun County School Board Meeting.

The Resolution commends the efforts of the LCPS Student Records Department along with citizen volunteers to discover, record, and preserve pre-integration records of African American schools, students, and teachers. The study of the long-lost documents has been dubbed the Edwin Washington Project.

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Delegate John J. Bell Appointed to School Readiness Committee

May 24, 2016Press Release

CHANTILLY, Va.: Today, Delegate John J. Bell (D-87th) released the following statement announcing his appointment by Speaker William J. Howell to a three-year term on the newly-created School Readiness Committee:

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Delegate John Bell Initiates Conversation to Improve Transportation in Loudoun County

May 13, 2016Press Release

FAIRFAX, Va.: Yesterday, Delegate John J. Bell (D – 87th) organized a “Rapid Improvement Event” between stakeholders to address the rapid growth in our community, and how to address the many transportation needs and priorities to make sure that citizens are safe and our economy continues to grow.

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Update on I-66 Tolls

February 12, 2016Blog Post
Governor McAuliffe recently announced a compromise regarding the proposal to toll portions of I-66 during rush hour inside the Beltway.  This became a major issue last fall, as I was falsely accused of supporting tolls on I-66.  I spoke out frequently against the plan for two important reasons.
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