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Degner Announces Run for Lohr’s Seat

Thursday, March 25, 2010


Mayor Kai Degner “unofficially” announced he is running for the Democratic Party nomination in the 26th district of the House of Delegates. According to his website, an event officially announcing the campaign will be held next week. After much consideration and many humbling pledges of support, I have elected to pursue the unexpected opening for […]

Lohr Appointed New Ag Commish

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


Del. Matt Lohr announced today that he will vacate his seat as the delegate representing the 26th House district to become the new commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS). Lohr, 38, was elected to his third term last November. McDonnell will set a special election to fill his seat in […]

Lohr To Chair Ag Subcommittee

Tuesday, January 19, 2010


Del. Matt Lohr has been appointed Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Agriculture in Richmond. WSVA reports: As Chair, Lohr will be responsible for setting the legislative agenda for issues that relate to agriculture, chairing all meetings, and directing the proposed legislation [for the state of Virginia].

Lohr and Hart Q&A?

Tuesday, September 15, 2009


The DNR ran a short story today about a debate on taxes and transportation funding between Del. Matt Lohr and challenger Gene Hart. If there is interest among readers for an hburgnews Q&A featuring these two candidates, leave your questions in the comments, and I’ll contact the candidates once we’ve compiled a list of your […]

Lohr Proposes Midwife Legislation

Saturday, January 17, 2009


Delegate Matt Lohr has introduced two bills to the House of Delegates that may limit the practices of Certified Professional Midwives. HB 2163 is an amendment to § 54.1-2957.9. This amendment would require midwives to give informed disclosure to their clients about the risk of home delivery. The second bill, HB 2167, would require the […]

Lohr resubmits anti-annexation bill

Monday, January 5, 2009

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The 2009 General Assembly session hasn’t officially begun yet, but prefiled bills have already come rolling in on Richmond Sunlight. Del. Matt Lohr has resubmitted his annexation moratorium bill. The “new” bill is identical to a previous bill that was voted down in committee in 2008, and another that was vetoed by Gov. Kaine in […]

Lohr on McCain’s energy plan

Tuesday, August 5, 2008


I caught up with Del. Matt Lohr at a press conference that he and Del. Chris Saxman held today in support of McCain’s energy policy. The event was part of a statewide campaign by state Republicans to make McCain’s energy policy a major issue for Virginia voters.

Lohr drops GSA bill for abortion bill

Saturday, January 5, 2008


Last year, Delegate Matt Lohr’s “gay-straight alliance bill” (HB 1727) was shot down, because it couldn’t get through the Republican controlled Senate. In today’s DNR, Lohr said he’s dropping the GSA bill because, “It’s not worth going through and making that a central piece of legislation knowing it’s not going to get out of the […]

Repubs criticize Lohr’s Ag Tourism bill

Wednesday, January 2, 2008


Although General Assembly is not yet in session, one of Delegate Matt Lohr‘s bills has already being scrutinized by members of his own party.

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