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Bell Bulletin: In Full Swing

January 25, 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 second week of legislative session this year.

 

1. Successes on Legislation

I've had some great successes so far this legislative session, and I look forward to continuing the work it takes to make sure my bills pass.

Several of my bills passed their first test in subcommittee meetings this week.

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Delegate Bell Responds to Government Shutdown

January 20, 2018Press Release

RICHMOND, Va.: Delegate John J. Bell (D – Loudoun) had the following to say about the federal government shutdown overnight in Washington:

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Delegate John Bell Assigned to Appropriations Committee

January 11, 2018Press Release

RICHMOND, Va.: Today, Delegate John J. Bell (D – Loudoun) was appointed to the Virginia House of Delegates Appropriations Committee. Delegate Bell said of the assignment:

“I’m truly honored and humbled to have received this prestigious appointment. As a former finance officer in the Air Force, I’m looking forward to bringing my 30-plus years of budget expertise to the Virginia House of Delegates. Thank you to my constituents for the opportunity to represent them, and to Speaker Kirk Cox and Delegate Chris Jones for this incredible opportunity.”

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Delegate John Bell Aims to Keep Elections Sacred

January 5, 2018Press Release

CHANTILLY, Va.: Delegate John J. Bell (D – Loudoun) introduced two bills that help improve election integrity in Virginia.

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Delegate John J. Bell Introduces Cybersecurity Bills

January 3, 2018Press Release

CHANTILLY, Va: Today, Delegate John J. Bell (D - Loudoun) introduced several bills that help prepare Virginia for a 21st century economy. Delegate Bell said of the legislation:

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Delegate John Bell Continues to Solve the Addiction Crisis

December 19, 2017Press Release

Today, Delegate John J. Bell (D – Loudoun) introduced two bills that will go further to solving the opioid epidemic that is sweeping Virginia and the nation.

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Delegate John Bell Protects Correctional Officers with Two Bills

December 14, 2017Press Release

CHANTILLY, Va.: Today, Delegate John J. Bell (D – Loudoun) introduced two bills that help protect correctional officers from the hazards of their jobs.

“Correctional officers are the most overlooked heroes of our society. It’s unconscionable that they don’t get the same protections as other peace officers that help maintain the dignity of our state employees,” said Delegate John J. Bell. “With these two bills I hope to make sure correctional officers can take breaks, have health care protections, and receive the dignity these heroes deserve.”

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Delegate John J. Bell Fulfills Campaign Promise to Make Our Community Safer

December 11, 2017Press Release

CHANTILLY, Va.: Delegate John J. Bell (D - Loudoun) introduced two bills today that will increase firearm safety for all Virginians. Delegate Bell said of the legislation:

"As a military veteran who carried a firearm in combat zones, I know how dangerous these weapons can be. The bill I introduced today will help make Virginians more safe by ensuring those who seek to carry concealed firearms are safely doing so in the Commonwealth."

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Delegate John Bell Speaks Out Against I-66 Tolls

December 7, 2017Press Release

FAIRFAX, Va.: Today along with other Northern Virginia legislators, Delegate John J. Bell (D – Loudoun) spoke out against the exorbitantly high tolls recently imposed on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway.

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Delegate John J. Bell Introduces First Bills that will Save Taxpayers $1 Billion or More

December 4, 2017Press Release

CHANTILLY, Va.: Delegate John J. Bell (D - Loudoun) introduced two pieces of legislation that have the potential to save the Commonwealth over $1 billion altogether. Delegate Bell said of the legislation:

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