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Virginia Senate passes mental health reforms

Monday afternoon, the State Senate voted to pass SB 260, a mental health reform bill introduced by Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath County) and co-patroned by senators from both parties.

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McDonnell releases report on Creigh Deeds tragedy

Gov. Bob McDonnell has released recommendations stemming from Health and Human Resource Secretary Bill Hazel’s review of last month’s tragedy in Bath County involving State Sen. Creigh Deeds and his son, Gus. The governor asked the secretary to conduct the review.

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Update: Creigh Deeds stabbed multiple times in attack at his home

State Sen. Creigh Deeds was stabbed multiple times on his upper torso and head in an attack at his home in Millboro in Bath County Tuesday morning. His son, Gus, 24, also of Millboro, is dead of injuries from a gunshot wound in the same incident.

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UPDATED: Sen. Creigh Deeds stabbed, in critical condition; son dead from gunshot

State Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, is in critical condition after being stabbed at his home in Millboro, and his son, Gus, 24, is dead from a gunshot wound, according to multiple media reports Tuesday morning. Details about what happened at the Deeds home are still not known.

Richmond Reports

Featured: Sen. Creigh Deeds, Sen. Mark Obenshain Creigh Deeds: Weekly Update www.creighdeeds.com The third full week of the General Assembly session ended in unusual fashion. For the first time in recent memory, the General Assembly took a snow day. Granted we have had difficult weather this winter, beginning with the snow storm in the middle […]

Deeds: More cuts will come

   Column by Sen. Creigh Deeds www.creighdeeds.com The 2010 session of the General Assembly is now almost two weeks old and answers to the issues that we face remain distant. This year’s session of the General Assembly features many new members and over 2000 bills and resolutions are being discussed. The debates are somewhat subdued […]

Challenges ahead for state lawmakers

  Column by State Sen. Creigh Deeds www.creighdeeds.com The General Assembly convened on Jan. 13. Twenty new members of the House of Delegates were sworn in, reflecting in large part the Republican sweep of the elections in November. Two new senators were sworn in, both vacancies created by the November election. Sen. Ken Stolle from […]

Deeds: Work to do to balance state budget

   Column by Creigh Deeds www.creighdeeds.com Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 will be the commencement of the 2010 session of the General Assembly. This is the 60-day session when the biennial budget is adopted. This will be a tough time for Virginia government, those responsible for managing it, and those who depend on state services. In […]