Veteran Affairs

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Virginia is home to nearly 800,000 veterans, roughly 1 in 10 of all Virginians, which is why Tim, as a veteran, has advanced and backed legislation supporting veterans. Legislation that includes making it easier to transition into civilian life and ensuring veterans have the best care available. Tim supports providing resources to those who complete their active duty. In 2016, … Read More

Opioid Addiction

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The opioid epidemic affects the lives of Virginians across the Commonwealth. Tim and the entire General Assembly are working to solve this serious issue. Medications are often prescribed for longer than necessary, resulting in unused medication being improperly disposed, illegally sold or abused. In Virginia, the most common drug overdoses are from prescription opioids. Tim is working to help stop overprescribing … Read More

Health Care

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Tim believes a core function of government is to provide services to those most in need. Tim believes in taking real steps to improve and invest in the healthcare safety net to meet the needs of Virginia’s most vulnerable citizens. That’s why Tim Sponsored: This year, Tim co-sponsored HB 2267, which requires any health benefit plan amended, renewed, or delivered … Read More

Energy

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Tim believes in prioritizing the conservation of Virginia’s natural beauty for future generations. From the Great Dismal Swamp to Great Falls, over 400 years Virginians have made a commitment to protect and treasure the Commonwealth’s natural wonders. On energy, Tim believes that Virginia requires an all-of-the-above approach. Energy independence has been America’s “Achilles’ Heel” in the recent past. Providing cleaner and reliable … Read More

Human Trafficking

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Tim has been a leader in Virginia’s fight against human trafficking. According to the US Department of Justice, human trafficking has become the second fastest growing crime in the nation, and Northern Virginia is not immune to these disgusting offenders. Working with activist groups and citizens, as well as his colleagues in the General Assembly, Tim has introduced four laws … Read More

Mental Health

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After the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007, Tim became committed to addressing mental health issues so that many of our young people could receive the help they need in the hopes of preventing another tragedy. Working with his colleagues in 2008, the Virginia General Assembly enacted comprehensive mental health legislation including several pieces of legislation that Tim co-sponsored. Last year, … Read More

Sanctity of Life

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Tim strongly believes that we should live in a society that promotes and protects the sanctity of human life and provide security for those who cannot protect themselves.

2nd Amendment

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Tim believes that the right to keep and bear arms is one of the most important rights that we have, and he will fight to protect that right for all of Virginia’s law-abiding citizens. Hand-in-hand with his commitment to protecting your 2nd Amendment rights is his firm resolve to  penalize those who use guns to commit a crime and obtain … Read More

Transportation

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I understand that transportation is one of government’s core responsibilities. An eroding transportation infrastructure not only hampers economic development, but it also diminishes our quality of life. I will continue to ensure that your neighborhood and secondary roads are safe and properly maintained, and will remain a common sense voice for major transportation projects so that our interstates and highways … Read More

Taxes & Spending

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Tim has consistently fought to hold the line on new or higher taxes, and has been a leader on eliminating wasteful and redundant state spending. Tim is working to keep Virginia one of the top states in the nation to live, work, and raise a family. A big part of that goal is building a tax environment that fosters innovation … Read More