10th Amendment Bills "Skating" Towards Victory?

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Forgive the frosty element to the title! We've been digging out of knee deep snow... and still our General Assembly building in Richmond keeps a-humming! Here's the latest:

It’s been just over two weeks since the big Lobby Day Rally at the Capitol in Richmond. Dedicated citizens have spent countless hours in the General Assembly building attending committee meetings and speaking with legislators about two bills, the Healthcare Freedom Act (HB10) and the Firearms Freedom Act (HB69).

To date, three Senate bills (283, 311, & 417) related to the Healthcare Freedom Act (House bill) have passed through committee. SB 417 (Sen. Jill Vogel’s bill) is up for a vote on Monday, Feb. 8. You can watch the proceedings here: (should begin sometime between 12:15 & 12:45 p.m.)

On February 3, 2010, Greta Van Susteren interviewed Virginia State Senator Phillip Puckett (D) regarding Virginia banning forced Universal Healthcare. Watch it here!

AG Ken Cuccinelli appeared on FoxBusiness Channel with Neil Cavuto on Wednesday, February 03, 2010 about 6:50 p.m. He spoke specifically about the Healthcare Freedom legislation. It is essential that we fight the Federal government against the healthcare mandate, at the very least!

HB 10, the VA Healthcare Freedom Act, will be heard Thursday, 4 Feb., before the full House Commerce & Labor Committee (about 1:30 p.m.). When it was heard last Thursday before the C&L Subcom #2, it was recommended to be reported to the full house receiving one Democrat vote by Del. Joe Johnson, a bill co-patron.

Multiple gun bills continue through the GA. Stay tuned!