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ACLU committed to finding the solutions to reform mental health system

The ACLU of Virginia released on Monday principles addressing mental health reform legislation. The principles are intended to guide legislators in balancing the need for reform with the civil rights of all Virginians.

Ken Plum: Broken promises on mental health reform

Last month the disAbility Law Center (dLCV) issued a report on the condition of mental health services in Virginia. It is an eye-opening report: Broken Promises, the Failure of Mental Health Services in Virginia.

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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 […]

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 […]