Tag: Del. Dickie Bell


Public notice ads are a thing of the past: And yet, they’re here to stay?

Legislation proposed by Staunton Republican Del. Dickie Bell would give local governments in Virginia flexibility in advertising public notices outside current requirements to pay to publish the notices in local newspapers.

Local legislators support Linda Schorsch Jones for judicial appointment

Sen. Emmett Hanger, Del. Steven Landes, Del. Dickie Bell, and Del. Ben Cline announced their support of Linda Schorsch Jones for appointment as Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge for the 25th Judicial Circuit.

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Del. Dickie Bell appointed to education conference

Delegate Richard P. “Dickie” Bell announced today that he has been chosen by the Speaker of the House of Delegates to represent the Commonwealth at the Southern Regional Education Board’s Annual Legislative Work Conference.

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Del. Dickie Bell’s virtual learning bill passes the House

Legislation authored by Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton) to give parents and students the tools needed to ensure that every child has access to cutting edge technology for virtual learning passed the House of Delegates on Tuesday.

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Analysis: Dickie Bell gets attention from local Democrats for science education bill

Local Democrats are seething over a controversial bill introduced by Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, that would require school boards to “find effective ways to present scientific controversies in science classes.”

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Dickie Bell bill would require public schools to teach science ‘controversies’

Legislation proposed by Staunton Del. Dickie Bell would require school boards in Virginia to “find effective ways to present scientific controversies in science classes.”

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Del. Dickie Bell to chair House education subcommittee

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton) has been appointed by Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) as Subcommittee Chairman of Elementary and Secondary Education, a subcommittee of the House of Delegates Committee on Education.

Mark Miller: What is wrong with state government

Del. Dickie Bell and his criticism of area teachers showing solidarity for better education is a prime example of all that is wrong in Virginia government. There was a time when Bell, a former educator, worked for the benefit of area youth through teaching and coaching. I can only assume that his current attack on […]

Big Brother and local education

   Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Big government has no place in local education. Does us no good to be sending dictates down from Washingon and Richmond with all manner of strings attached. No Child Left Behind – bad idea. Standards of Learning – bad idea. Freshman State Del. Dickie Bell’s proposed state mandate that […]

Legislation to give local governments legal-ad alternatives dies in House subcommittee

Landes, Bell bills would have given localities wide range of options to disseminate public notices Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Legislation from a pair of local lawmakers that would have allowed city and county governments to bypass having to publish legal notices in newspapers of record has failed in a House of Delegates subcommittee. The […]