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Tweets Run Gamut from Weighty to Wacky

May 10, 2010

By Samantha Downing
Capital News Service

RICHMOND – Virginia legislators “tweet” about a variety of subjects, from funny to serious. Here is a small selection.

Delegate Chris Stolle, R-Virginia Beach: Please take a look at my bills at the link provided and send me any comments or concerns you might have! …     11:51 AM Feb 3rd via Facebook

Delegate Jim LeMunyon, R-Oak Hill: Just finished shoveling the driveway, now heading back to Richmond for session tomorrow!     4:26 PM Feb 7th via web

Delegate Thomas “Tag” Greason, R-Potomac Falls: Greason Bill passes General Assembly: “The purpose is to try and provide some stability for long-term projects”     12:54 PM Feb 26th via web

Delegate Glenn Oder, R-Newport News: Church was great this morning. Terrific worship service. 10 baptisms and several people went forward. What a great way to start the day.     12:37 PM Feb 28th via UberTwitter

Delegate Mark Keam, D-Vienna: Local paper published a story about a great college student who visited me in Richmond: “Shadowing a Delegate”     5:23 PM Mar 17th via web

Sen. Jeff McWaters, R-Virginia Beach: We have a veto session in Richmond on April 22nd. What are the issues you would like me to look into when I go back? j     6:50 AM Apr 7th via Facebook

Delegate Albert Pollard, D-Lively: “Mommy, I’ve lost the guinea pig in my room!”     7:09 PM Apr 10th via txt

Delegate Barbara Comstock, R-McLean: Read about National Days of Remembrance.     10:51 PM Apr 13th via web

Delegate David Englin, D-Alexandria: had another fun date night climbing rocks at Sport Rock, followed by Date Night the move (hilarious!) Also saw “A-Team” preview – awesome!     11:24 PM Apr 14th via web

Delegate Scott Surovell, D-Mount Vernon: Getting frozen custard with the Surokids at Tubby’s in Woodlawn before we go my vegtables to plant.     1:24 PM Apr 17th via web

Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Charlottesville: 12 games into baseball season and I’m ready for football     10:07 PM Apr 17th via web

To read more, visit and search for a legislator’s name.

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