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60th District Digest September 1, 2017

Posted in Newsletters

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

Posted in Newsletters

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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Bill Cochran: 10 things worth knowing about sling bows

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Eight hunting seasons ago, Tony Reaves was in a tree stand with bow and arrow at ready, watching for a deer — and bored stiff.

“I just wanted a different challenge,” he said.

That’s what led him to the sling bow and a whole new way of shooting and hunting.

For the first time, sling bows will be legal for hunting deer, turkey and small game this season in Virginia — everything but bear and elk. Give Reaves, a South Boston resident, credit for introducing this novel method of hunting to the state.

Here are 10 things worth knowing about sling bows:

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60th District Digest July 25, 2017

Posted in Newsletters

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

ed gillespie invite

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

Del. Edmunds receives Environmental Stewardship Award from Woodmen Chapter 106

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Delegate James Edmunds is honored to receive the Environmental Stewardship Award from Woodmen Chapter 106, South Boston, in recognition of being a good steward of the land, and ensuring that our abundant natural resources will remain for generations to come.

Pictured: Delegate James Edmunds and Robert Clowdis, Field Repesentative for Woodmen of the World