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Topic - Stephen H. Martin
A Republican-run Senate committee swiftly killed legislation Monday that would have made Virginia's mandatory pre-abortion ultrasound exams optional after the committee chairman blocked discussion of the bill.
Former Northern Virginia lawmaker Jeannemarie Devolites Davis will explore a bid for lieutenant governor in 2013, adding another candidate to an already-crowded GOP field.
Virginia legislators are preparing to take on the thorny subject of voter identification laws during the upcoming General Assembly session amid national controversy that includes the Justice Department's rejection of a state law on the matter for the first time in almost 20 years.
The rationale is simple: "The desire to have someone know that the person voting is, in fact, the person voting," he said.
Mr. Martin, Chesterfield Republican, said he has introduced such legislation at least six times over the course of his 24-year legislative career.