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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.”

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.

RICHMOND, Va.: Delegate John J. Bell (D – Loudoun) patroned bill HB 646, which would prohibit the tethering of a pet during extreme temperatures or inclement weather. The bill died yesterday in the Agriculture Subcommittee.

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

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.”

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

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:

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.

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.”

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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