VAPBA Legislative News
115th US Congress Update July 2018

August 8, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update June 2018

July 3, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update May 2018

June 6, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update April 2018

May 2, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update March 2018

April 2, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update February 2018

March 2, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update January 2018

February 5, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

February 5, 2018

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 26, 2018

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 25, 2018

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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115th US Congress Update December 2017

January 3, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update November 2017

December 4, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update October 2017

November 1, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update September 2017

October 2, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update August 2017

August 31, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update July 2017

July 31, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update June 2017

June 30, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update May 2017

June 1, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update April 2017

May 10, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update March 2017

April 3, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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115th US Congress Update February 2017

March 6, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

February 3, 2017

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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115th US Congress Update January 2017

February 2, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 24, 2017

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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114th US Congress Summary

January 3, 2017

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update November 2016

December 6, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update September 2016

October 5, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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2016 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates

September 12, 2016

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the VAPBA has endorsed in 2016. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members. Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

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Comstock Earns Support of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association

September 8, 2016

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association (VAPBA) is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) has earned the endorsement of the VAPBA for re-election to Congress for Virginia?s 10th Congressional District.

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114th US Congress Update July 2016

August 2, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update June 2016

July 1, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update May 2016

May 31, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update April 2016

May 2, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update March 2016

April 4, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update February 2016

March 2, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update January 2016

February 2, 2016

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update December 2015

December 28, 2015

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update November 2015

December 1, 2015

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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114th US Congress Update October 2015

November 5, 2015

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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2015 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates

October 5, 2015

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the VAPBA has endorsed in 2015. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members. Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

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The Prince William County Chapter of the Virginia PBA endorses candidates for Commonwealth's Attorney and Board of Supervisors

October 5, 2015

On September 27th, the Prince William County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Commonwealth's Attorney and Board of Supervisors.

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114th US Congress Update September 2015

October 3, 2015

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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The Culpeper Chapter of the Virginia PBA endorses candidates in upcoming elections

October 1, 2015

On September 26th, the Culpeper Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for various elected offices. During the screening, the following candidates demonstrated why their experience and values make them qualified to represent the voters of Virginia.

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The New River Valley Chapter of the Virginia PBA endorses candidates for upcoming state and local elections

September 30, 2015

The New River Valley Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for various elected offices.

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The Loudoun County Chapter of the Virginia PBA endorses candidates for Board of Supervisors and Office of Commonwealth Attorney

September 24, 2015

On September 19th, the Loudoun County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Board of Supervisors and Commonwealth Attorney.

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The Spotsylvania Chapter of the Virginia PBA endorses candidates for Commonwealth's Attorney and Board of Supervisors

September 21, 2015

On September 19th, the Spotsylvania Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Board of Supervisors and Commonwealth's Attorney.

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114th US Congress Update August 2015

September 8, 2015

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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Fairfax County Chapter makes endorsements for Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

August 5, 2015

Recently, political screenings were conducted for the office of Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. The following candidates participated in the screenings, and your PBA board has elected to endorse their campaigns. The election for these offices will be held in November 2015.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

February 20, 2015

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 23, 2015

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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Southeast Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association Endorses Ali Sprinkle

January 22, 2015

The Southeast Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association is proud to announce the endorsement of Ali Sprinkle for Portsmouth Commonwealth Attorney.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

December 30, 2014

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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The Prince William County Chapter of the PBA Endorses Scott Jacobs

November 12, 2014

The Prince William County Chapter of the Police Benevolent Association is proud to announce their endorsement of Scott Jacobs for Brentsville District County Board of Supervisors. The chapter held its first Board of Supervisors screening and endorsement process on November 8, 2014. Prince William County law enforcement professionals made up the panel that interviewed the candidates. The candidates answered questions about issues important to members of the Prince William County Chapter and were evaluated on their responses.

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The Virginia Police Benevolent Association Announces Endorsement of Barbara Comstock for Virginia's 10th Congressional District

August 28, 2014

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (VAPBA) is proud to announce its support for the election of Barbara Comstock for the 10th Congressional District in Virginia.

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2014 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates

July 10, 2014

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the VAPBA has endorsed in 2014. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members. Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

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The Culpeper Chapter of the VAPBA announces endorsements for the Town of Culpeper Town Council

April 25, 2014

The Culpeper Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association recently held a political screening for those candidates running for Town Council for the Town of Culpeper.

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2014 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates

April 22, 2014

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the VAPBA has endorsed in 2014. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members. Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

February 7, 2014

The Virgina Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 24, 2014

The Virgina Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 17, 2014

The Virgina Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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Virginia PBA Legislative Update January 2014

January 17, 2014

The Virgina Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 17, 2014

The Virgina Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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2014 Virginia General Assembly Session Update

December 27, 2013

The Virigina Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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The Northern Virginia Chapter announce their endorsement of Alex Iden for Winchester City Commonwealth Attorney

October 21, 2013

The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Police Benevolent Association is proud to announce their endorsement of Alex Iden for the office of Winchester City Commonwealth Attorney.

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The Central Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association announces endorsements in November elections

October 11, 2013

On October 7, 2013, the Central Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for the office of Albemarle County Board of Supervisors.

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113th US Congress Update September 2013

October 4, 2013

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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Fairfax Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for candidates running for the office of Fairfax County Sheriff

October 2, 2013

On October 1, 2013 the Fairfax Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for candidates running for the office of Fairfax County Sheriff. Members of the Fairfax chapter felt it was important to hear from the candidates on issues that will impact our members during the upcoming two years.

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The Northern Chapter of the Virginia Police benevolent Association held a political screening

October 1, 2013

The Northern Chapter of the Virginia Police benevolent Association held a political screening for the offices of Winchester City Sheriff , Frederick County Commonwealth Attorney and House of Representatives district 33 and 29. The Northern Chapter Board is proud to announce the endorsement of the following candidates who demonstrated their knowledge and support of issues important to local and state law enforcement professionals.

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Hampton Chapter makes candidate endorsements

September 23, 2013

On September 18th the Hampton Chapter conducted its political screening for the upcoming November elections for the House of Delegates and the Hampton Commonwealth Attorney.

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The Alexandria Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association announces candidates endorsements

September 11, 2013

The Alexandria Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association recently held a political screening for those candidates running for various positions in the up coming election.

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The Virginia Police Benevolent Association announces endorsement of Ken Cuccinelli for Governor

August 30, 2013

On August 10, 2013, the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Virginia Governor.

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The Fairfax County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association announces endorsement of Tim Hugo for the Virginia House of Delegates

August 30, 2013

On August 22, 2013, the Fairfax County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Virginia House of Delegates for the 40th district.

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The Fairfax County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association announces endorsement of Barbara Comstock for Virginia House of Delegates

August 30, 2013

On August 22, 2013, the Fairfax County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Virginia House of Delegates for the 34th district.

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The Fairfax County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association announces endorsement of Randy Minchew for the Virginia House of Delegates

August 30, 2013

On August 22, 2013, the Fairfax County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Virginia House of Delegates for the 10th district.

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2013 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates

August 26, 2013

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the VAPBA has endorsed in 2013. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members. Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

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The Virginia Police Benevolent Association announces endorsement of Earl Jackson for Lieutenant Governor

August 21, 2013

On August 10, 2013, the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Virginia Lieutenant Governor.

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The Prince William County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association announces endorsement of Scott Lingamfelter for the Virginia House of Representatives

August 21, 2013

On August 6, 2013, the Prince William County Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association held a political screening for those candidates running for Virginia House of Representatives.

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Alexandria Chapter has completed its screening for the 47th and 45th District seats in the Virginia House of Delegates

August 14, 2013

Continuing on a long history of political involvement, the Alexandria Chapter has completed its screening for the 47th and 45th District seats in the Virginia House of Delegates.

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Virginia PBA Holds its 2013 Board Meeting and Screenings

August 14, 2013

On August 10, 2013, the Virginia Division of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association held its board meeting and political screening process.

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The Prince William Chapter of the Police Benevolent Association held its first political screening.

August 7, 2013

The Prince William Chapter of the Police Benevolent Association held its first political screening on August 6, 2013. The chapter is proud to announce that eleven candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates.

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The newly formed, and growing, Culpeper Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Associtation held its first political screening

August 5, 2013

The newly formed, and growing, Culpeper Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Associtation held its first political screening for seats in the Virginia House of Representatives and on the Culpeper Board of Supervisors. The board proudly announces the endorsement of Mike Webert and Edward Scott for the Virginia House of Representatives.

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The Alexandria Chapter of the VAPBA is proud to announce its endorsement of Bryan Porter for the office of Alexandria Commonwealth Attorney.

July 1, 2013

The Alexandria Chapter of the VAPBA is proud to announce its endorsement of Bryan Porter for the office of Alexandria Commonwealth Attorney. Bryan Porter is a former Alexandria Police Officer and PBA member with lifetime ties to the Alexandria community.

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The Northern Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association proudly announces candidate endorsements for their Upcoming Republican Primary Elections

June 3, 2013

The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association is proud to announce its endorsements of Delegate Todd Gilbert and Delegate Beverly Sherwood in their upcoming Republican primary election on June 11, 2013.

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113th US Congress Update February 2013

March 11, 2013

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

March 4, 2013

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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The Southern States PBA official stand on gun control in America

March 1, 2013

In light of all the recent gun control debates arising in America today, the Southern States PBA would like to display our support for the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution. This is our official stance on the matter.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

February 13, 2013

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

February 4, 2013

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 18, 2013

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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VAPBA Legislative Update December 2012

December 21, 2012

Members and Friends, The opening of the 2013 Legislative session of the Virginia General Assembly rapidly approaches. The bills pre-files as of 1100am on December 21, 2012 are listed below. This is for your information only and no position or action has been taken on any bill thus far.

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Alexandria Chapter holds screening and makes endorsements

September 28, 2012

The Alexandria Screening Process for the upcoming general elections was held on September 18, 2012 at the Hampton Inn in Alexandria. Chris Flood, Dennis Andreas, Matt Weinert, and I were panel members for the Mayoral and City Council candidates. A state panel was also formed and a screening was done for candidates from Congressional Districts 8, 10 and 11. Members of the State Board panel were: Joe Woloszyn, Sonny Nipper, Marta Goodwin and Tommy Ground.

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Hampton Chapter makes key endorsements

May 7, 2012

The Hampton Chapter of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association is proud to support and endorse Molly Ward for Hampton City Mayor and William Billy Hobbs and Theresa Schmidt for City Council. PBA members spent considerable time at the polls handing out literature for our candidates...(

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2012 VAPBA Endorsed Candidates

May 4, 2012

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the VAPBA has endorsed in 2012. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members. Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

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112th US Congress Update December 2011

February 3, 2012

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of Congress while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during this past month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous report. Reporting of these bills are information purposes only, to you as a PBA law enforcement professional, and do not reflect the PBA's support or opposition on any specific bill.

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VAPBA Legislative Update 01-30-12

January 30, 2012

This week our efforts in Richmond at the General Assembly were met with some success. House bill 675 would raise the threshold amount of Grand Larceny to five hundred dollars, but would have also made it more difficult for our Conservation Police Officers to develop successful cases against wildlife violators selling animal parts. This bill failed to come out of the Criminal sub committee of the Courts of Justice Committee. The Senate bill on the same issue is SB71, this bill will pass out of the senate and will head to the House at crossover. We will watch to see if the House kills the bill as they did HB 675.

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Virginia Division has active and successful 2011 political screening season

December 13, 2011

The Virginia Division conducted political screenings across the state for local and state office elections held in November 2011. Our screening committees, made up of local chapter boards and members, met with over forty candidates. A total of twenty seven candidates were endorsed, twenty three of those candidates won their elections! Our screenings took place in Loudoun County, Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Radford and Newport News.

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2010 VAPBA Elected Candidates

November 12, 2010

This is a list of all of the winning candidates that the VAPBA endorsed in 2010. We would like to congratulate each of these candidates and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members.

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Virginia News
VAPBA Legislative Update

February 5, 2018

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 25, 2018

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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VAPBA Legislative Update

January 11, 2018

The Virginia Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits. The Governmental Affairs department will be providing periodic updates on the actions of the Virginia General Assembly while in session. Included is a summary of bills of interest introduced during last month, as well as updates on those reported in the previous reports.

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