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Republicans stand by rules gimmick

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On a party line vote today, House Republicans defeated a measure introduced by Del. Bob Brink that would eliminate a new rule that allows the majority to bypass public input and committees of expertise and put bills of their choosing directly on the floor (as they did last month).

You can watch Del. Brink explain his rules change below:

Former Senators Brandon Bell (R-Roanoke County) and Marty Williams (R-Newport News) have also weighed in on the matter.

Written by assemblyaccess

February 4, 2008 at 1:24 pm

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  1. […] House in the first place as a purely political move, since the Republican leadership used their new rules gimmick to bring it directly to the floor without a recommendation. In the video below (taken earlier this […]

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