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Our Veterans - November 10, 2014
A word of appreciation is always meaningful.   Dear Friends,        For many years our nation paused for a moment of silence at 11 a.m. on the 11th Day of November (11th month, 11th day, 11th hour). Whether at...
Constitutional Amendment for Families of Veterans Killed in Action - October 28, 2014
Dear Friend:  As your representative in the Virginia House of Delegates I want to make you aware of a way that you can support the families of fallen veterans when you go to vote on November 4th. There is a proposed State Constitutional Amend...
Report from September Special Session - September 25, 2014
Special Session Packed with Important Issues The Virginia General Assembly returned to Richmond last week for a one-day Special Session to consider several important issues. The House of Delegates took up: Medicaid Expansion; Budget Adjustment; De...
Award Announcement - May 19, 2014
Delegate Danny Marshall Earns Virginia Chamber of Commerce 2014 “Champion of Free Enterprise” Award.   The Virginia Chamber of Commerce released its 2014 Legislative Report Card, which grades legislators based on their suppo...
Danny's Desk - March 4, 2014
Accountability for the Dan River Spill: Clean up of the Dan River from the coal ash spill will take time, but it is mandatory. I met with the Virginia Attorney General's office to start the process to make sure Duke Energy is held accountable...
Danny's Desk - February 25, 2014
Of the 2600 bills introduced this year, most legislation has been handled. The Virginia budget is the main bill left to iron out as we work toward the March 8th deadline. ; Virginia must have a balanced budget by law. We must anticipate the dol...
Danny's Desk - February 18, 2014
The Marriage Amendment Ruling and the Budget: Virginia voters went to the polls in 2006 and overwhelmingly adopted an amendment to the Virginia Constitution that defined marriage as a relationship between one man and one woman. Last week a federal co...
Danny's Desk - February 11, 2014
The Dan River Situation: Calling in Help. We just finished Crossover for the House and Senate bills here in Richmond, but there is actually a great deal of focus on matters at home. The coal ash spill into the Dan River from a Duke Power pipe in N...
Danny's Desk - February 4, 2014
Jobs Announcement and Uniting to Help the Rural Regions. Last Friday was a great day for Henry County and for the Southside region with the announcement of 155 new jobs coming soon. Kilgour Industries Ltd, a United Kingdom-based supplier of aircr...
Danny's Desk - January 28, 2014
Many Issues: Taking an Oath, Preserving a Cemetery, Hunting and Farming Every member of the General Assembly, along with the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor and the Attorney General of Virginia raised their right hands and took an oath of office...
Danny's Desk: General Assembly News - January 21, 2014
Baby News and Bills. We want to send a big welcome to a new little member of my neighboring 16th District. Congratulations to Delegate Les Adams and his wife, Melanie, on the birth of their new baby boy born January 16th. This is a very busy time ...
Danny's Desk : General Assembly News - January 14, 2014
What Changes and What Stays the Same? As they leave office, I want to thank Governor Bob McDonnell, Lt. Governor Bill Bolling and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for their service. Governor Bob McDonnell presented his final State of the Commonweal...
Danny's Desk: General Assembly News - January 7, 2014
Opening of the 2014 General Assembly Session: Wednesday, January 8th, marks the beginning of the 2014 General Assembly Session. There will be changes and some uncertainty. Governor Bob McDonnell will leave office and Governor-elect Terry McAuliff...