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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.

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.”

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.