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Bell Bulletin: First Week of the 400th Year

January 13, 2019Blog Post

Dear Constituent,

Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you in the Virginia House of Delegates for the 2019 Legislative Session.

This year, we celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Virginia General Assembly. It was back in 1619 that the first representative legislature 0f the Western Hemisphere and the New World formed here in Virginia. I feel grateful and honored to share in this commemorative year in our Commonwealth and nation’s history. (To learn more, see the American Evolution.)
 

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Loudoun Delegation Issues Letter to Address Nontransparent Circuit Court Appointment

December 19, 2018Press Release

CHANTILLY, Va. — Members of the Loudoun delegation to the Virginia General Assembly signed a letter calling for a thorough and fair process regarding candidates for appointment to the Loudoun Circuit Court. Addressed to Sen. Mark Obenshain (VA-26) and Del. Robert Bell (VA-58), the chairmen of the Courts of Justice Committees in the Virginia Senate and House, the letter requests for current candidates to be removed until interviews and vetting processes have been made by the delegation and the Loudoun Bar Association.

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Del. John Bell Denounces KKK Propaganda

July 31, 2018Press Release

STERLING, Va.:  Delegate John J. Bell (D - Loudoun) released the following statement in response to residents of his district in Sterling finding KKK fliers on Friday morning.

“The presence of the KKK, with its long history of violence and intimidation, is not welcome here in Loudoun County and the 87th District. I strongly denounce the KKK’s message, especially since the fliers stir unwarranted ethnic and racial prejudice against our neighbors. We do not and will not accept bigotry and hatred,” said Delegate Bell. “Hate has no home here.”

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Delegate John Bell Touts Legislative Achievements

March 10, 2018Press Release

RICHMOND, Va.: Delegate John J. Bell (D – Loudoun) passed five bills during the 2018 legislative session.

“I’m proud of my accomplishments in the House of Delegates, and am always honored to do the good work that the people of the 87th District sent me to Richmond to do,” said Delegate John J. Bell. “These five bills will help the Commonwealth save taxpayer dollars, help EMS volunteers, and aid small businesses continue operating. I am so thankful to have the ability to improve the lives of those in Loudoun and Prince William Counties.”

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Bell Bulletin: Sine Die

March 9, 2018Blog Post

Dear Constituent,

Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you in the Virginia House of Delegates. I am writing to update you after the regular legislative session of the General Assembly.

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Celebrating Our Neighborhood

March 2, 2018Blog Post

Dear Constituent,

Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you in the Virginia House of Delegates.

I want to share with you an update on the ways that I am celebrating the accomplishments and lives of those that live in the 87th District.

 

Commending and Memorial Resolutions

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Bell Bulletin: Budget Report Card

February 23, 2018Blog Post

Dear Constituent,

Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you in the Virginia House of Delegates.

I want to share with you an update on the fifth week of legislative session this year, which is dominated by the budget.

 

Budget Process

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Bell Bulletin: Halftime

February 19, 2018Blog Post

Dear Constituent,

Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you in the Virginia House of Delegates.

I want to share with you an update on the fifth week of legislative session this year, also known as crossover week.

 

Crossover

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VIRGINIA LAWMAKERS CONDEMN TRUMP’S PROPOSAL TO SELL OFF AIRPORTS

February 12, 2018Press Release

ARLINGTON, Va.: Local lawmakers representing the Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport areas today expressed their strong opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s proposal to sell these two critical national assets as a part of his infrastructure plan.

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Bell Bulletin: How a Bill Becomes a Law

February 12, 2018Blog Post

Dear Constituent,

Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you in the Virginia House of Delegates.

I want to share with you an update on the fourth week of legislative session this year by sharing with you the journey one of my bills took this week on its way to hopefully becoming a law.

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