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Wampler to step down from Senate

William C. Wampler Jr., a Republican senator who has represented Southwest Virginia since 1988, announced this morning that he will not seek reelection. Wampler, 51, is  a member of the Finance,  Commerce and Labor, Rules and General Laws and Technology ...

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Appomattox’s Abbitt to retire

Del. Watkins M. Abbitt Jr. of Appomattox, one of two independents in the House of Delegates, is retiring after 25 years in the General Assembly. Abbitt, 66, is a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee and serves as chairman ...

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Cleaveland will not run again for House

Del. William Cleaveland, R-Botetourt County, today announced he will step aside after one term in the House of Delegates, citing family concerns and his private law practice. Cleaveland’s announcement was met with disappointment from fellow lawyers and legislators at a ...

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