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Debate on live broadcasting of House sessions

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As they did last year, the House GOP also defeated a rules change today from Del. Ward Armstrong that would have required public broadcasting of House floor sessions. You can listen to the entire exchange between Del. Armstrong and Del. Terry Kilgore below.

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January 9, 2008 at 3:41 pm

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  1. […] assemblyaccess on February 26th, 2008 No thanks to the Republican majority, who have repeatedly refused to broadcast floor sessions for a variety of dubious reasons, Richmond Sunlight now offers a full […]

  2. […] “I would urge that you defeat this amendment,” replied former Republican Caucus Chairman Terry Kilgore. “If you want to stay here a lot longer, than you will vote for the Delegate from Henry’s amendment, because that’s what we’d be doing… we’ll be just like Congress. Every night, somebody will be in here making a speech with nobody else in here and somebody else serving as Speaker up there as they do traditionally on C-SPAN at night.” [House floor, 1/9/08] […]

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