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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - George Barker
Candidates in three of the most competitive and closely-watched 2011 state Senate races in Northern Virginia squared off Sunday, distinguishing themselves on such key issues as taxes, abortion and the potential consequences of Republicans taking full control of state government after Novembers elections.
"If we don't at some address our transportation problems, funding for transportation and new construction is going to dry up, our roads are going to continue to crumble, and we're going to be in a situation where it's going to put a damper and ultimately thwart our economic development, which is critical to our quality of life here in Northern Virginia, but it's also critical to the economic health of the entire commonwealth of Virginia," he said.