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ALEXANDRIA, VA.  – This week, Humane Dominion has officially endorsed Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) for reelection because of his efforts to make “the protection of animals in Virginia a priority.” Humane Dominion is the only political action committee that has worked to keep Virginia a “safer, more humane place for animals” by supporting the election of animal lovers across the Commonwealth.

Today, Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) and Fairfax County Supervisor Jeff McKay (D-Lee) announced their endorsement of Tim Sargeant for Fairfax County’s Mount Vernon District Supervisor.

RICHMOND, VA.  – Today, Governor McAuliffe signed HB 2056 and HB 2062, bipartisan bills amending existing law that will improve administration of elections while saving scarce taxpayer dollars.

ALEXANDRIA, VA.  – This week, the Virginia Education Association (VEA) officially endorsed Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) for reelection because of his “commitment to public education and children.” The VEA represents over 50,000 teachers and school support professionals, who continually strive to improve the Commonwealth’s public education system.

ALEXANDRIA, VA.  – This morning, Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) completed filing for re-election for the Virginia House of Delegates’ 43rd District seat. Delegate Sickles has served in the House of Delegates for more than 11 years and is seeking his 7th term in office.

RICHMOND, VA.  – Last week, the Speaker of the House of Delegates appointed Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) to the Appropriations Committee, the panel that has jurisdiction over all state spending decisions.

RICHMOND, VA.  - “Toddy Puller is a fighter.  Today’s announcement that she will retire as a Member of the Senate after her current term is bittersweet.  Bitter because her absence will leave a gapping void here in Richmond; sweet because nobody has done more in one life to deserve less hectic years at home with friends and family,” said Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43).

Richmond, VA - February 14th marked ‘Crossover Day’ at the General Assembly, where all bills introduced in the House of Del.s must be approved by the close of session in order to move to the State Senate.  This year 1,297 bills were introduced in the House and 603 passed.