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60th District Digest September 1, 2017

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Over the past week, we have watched Hurricane Harvey reach landfall in the United States. The category 4 hurricane crashed into the Texas coast, devastating many families and businesses. Many people have been reported dead, and estimates place the total cost of property damage and lost business in the tens of billions.

It is truly heartbreaking to watch the news and see the devastation. I know that many of you, like me, want to know what you can do to help out. But unfortunately, there are bad actors that will try to take advantage of this situation. Here are a few tips to make sure your money goes to the right place.

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60th District Digest August 11, 2017

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NFIB: Delegate James Edmunds Earns 100% Rating on Small Business Issues

RICHMOND, August 11, 2017- Nicole Riley, State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business, announced today that Delegate James Edmunds earned a score of 100% on the 2016-2017 NFIB/Virginia Voting Record. NFIB/Virginia is the commonwealth's leading small-business association, with 6,700 small-business members statewide.

"What this means is that Delegate Edmunds has stood up for Virginia's job creators time and again on important issues such as addressing the rising costs of healthcare, opposing efforts to place additional mandates on the backs of small business and reforming Virginia's regulatory structure," Riley said.

Small businesses account for 98 percent of the commonwealth's employers and employ nearly half of Virginia's non-government workforce, according to federal government statistics.

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60th District Digest July 25, 2017

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I hope that you will take time from your busy schedules to meet Ed Gillespie August 8th in Ringgold. Please see invitation below.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:
"Above all, we must realize that no arsenal or no weapon in the arsenals of the world is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women." Ronald Reagan

60th District Digest May 26, 2017

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Memorial Day 2017

The last Monday in May is Memorial Day - a federal holiday for remembering those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

As we all prepare for the unofficial start of summer vacation season, won't you please stop a minute to remember all those who have paid the ultimate price to ensure that we can enjoy our summers in freedom and peace! I would also encourage you to attend Memorial Day services in your community, and take your children with you, to ensure that future generations never forget the selfless sacrifices of so many men and women who sacrificed their blood for our freedoms!

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60th District Digest May 18, 2017

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Photo left: Delegate James E. Edmunds II with Farmville Chief of Police Andy Ellington

I was honored to meet with the community and business leaders of Farmville and Prince Edward County in Farmville this Wednesday. Senator Mark Peake joined me as we listened to all the positive things that are happening in the area as well as their concerns, wish lists and possible plans for solutions. Senator Peake and I will be working on identified state issues during the next general assembly session.

Farmville community leaders

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