Del. Greg Habeeb submits legislation automatically restoring firearm ownership to non-violent felons

Friday, September 16, 2016

Del. Greg Habeeb submits legislation automatically restoring firearm ownership to non-violent felons

Del. Greg Habeeb of Salem today has submitted HB 1406 that is contingent on HJ 542, the passage of amendments to the Virginia Constitution by November 2018. Both to be taken up in the 2017 General Assembly session in January. The hitch is that HB 1406 the automatic right to own a firearm goes into […]

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Habeeb one of two delegates voting against birth control

Monday, February 8, 2016

RICHMOND, Va.: Today, the Courts of Justice – Constitutional Law subcommittee passed (4-2) in a bipartisan vote a bill to define “birth control” as contraceptive methods approved by the FDA. . HB 549 says that birth control is not to be considered a form of abortion. This protection of birth control has been before the […]

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Del. Greg Habeeb’s Twitter feed adds interesting insight

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Del. Greg Habeeb's Twitter feed adds interesting insight

Read from bottom to top of Del Greg Habeeb’s Twitter rant then he seems to soften a bit after talking the Secretary of Safety, Brian Moran. Greg Habeeb ‏@GregHabeeb 5h5 hours ago Okay maybe (repeat MAYBE) now I’m done…   Greg Habeeb ‏@GregHabeeb 5h5 hours ago One doesn’t replace the other and one is not […]

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Gov. McDonnell and Del. Habeeb praise Del. Onzlee Ware’s service

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Gov. McDonnell and Del. Habeeb praise Del. Onzlee Ware's service

Governor Bob McDonnell on the news that Delegate Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke) will retire from office stated: “Over the past ten years, I’ve gotten to know Onzlee Ware very well. I know him as someone who always puts Virginia first. And I know him as a leader who will always tell you, directly and without nuance, […]

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Del. Habeeb and Head honored at Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Monday, May 13, 2013

Del. Habeeb and Head honored at Virginia Chamber of Commerce

SALEM – Delegate Greg Habeeb (R-Salem) announced Monday that he has received the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Advocate in Legal Reform Award’ for his efforts in improving Virginia’s legal system during the 2013 General Assembly. Habeeb also received an “A” grade from the Chamber for his voting record during the session. “The Legislative Report Card […]

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Del. Habeeb & AG Cuccinelli disappointed on failure of voting rights bill

Monday, January 14, 2013

Del. Habeeb & AG Cuccinelli disappointed on failure of voting rights bill

RICHMOND (January 14, 2013) – Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli issued the following statement after a House subcommittee vote against proposed constitutional amendments that would provide for the automatic restoration of rights for individuals who have committed nonviolent felonies but have served their full sentences and paid all fines and fees. Attorney General Cuccinelli testified in […]

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McDonnell Announces Phase Three of the ALL STUDENTS Agenda

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Governor McDonnell supports a constitutional amendment to allow for the creation of a statewide school division empowered to take over and turn around failing schools. Governor McDonnell supports a constitutional amendment to allow the Board of Education the authority to establish charter schools. Governor McDonnell supports legislation to eliminate the requirement that local school boards […]

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Del. Greg Habeeb amendment restores felons voting rights

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Del. Greg Habeeb amendment restores felons voting rights

RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced Wednesday night their support of restoration of rights legislation pending before the Virginia General Assembly. Delegate Greg Habeeb (R-Salem) thanked Governor McDonnell and Attorney General Cuccinelli for their support of the idea and urged the General Assembly to pass a constitutional amendment […]

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Multiple Roanoke fundraisers lining up including Paul Ryan Friday

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

On Friday Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan will hold a fundraiser at the Hotel Roanoke. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. with the VP is $10,000 a head and a VIP photo op at 6:30 is $2500 but you can get in at the 7:30 General Reception for $250. Delegate Greg Habeeb announced a luncheon at […]

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S.C. Congressman Joe Wilson featured at Republican breakfast

Monday, September 10, 2012

S.C. Congressman Joe Wilson featured at Republican breakfast

Before Saturday’s 32nd annual Olde Salem Days kicked into high gear over 200 Republicans gathered for a lively breakfast at the Salem Civic Center. The caffeine kicked in and the rhetoric followed. They later gathered at Congressman Morgan Griffith’s Main Street office where candidates handed out campaign paraphernalia and mingled with voters. The breakfast speakers […]

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Delegate Habeeb addresses education and social issues

Monday, August 13, 2012

Delegate Habeeb addresses education and social issues

(Continued interview with Delegate Greg Habeeb at Greater Griffith Open): Habeeb has pre-filed a bill to again tackle the “King’s Dominion Rule” that would restore local control of school calendars to parents and local school boards. Last year it failed to get out of Senate Education and Health committee on a 6-9 vote. He said […]

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Del. Greg Habeeb on Uranium Mining

Friday, August 10, 2012

Del. Greg Habeeb on Uranium Mining

Habeeb has not made up his mind on whether the ban on Uranium Mining in Virginia should be lifted to allow for the uranium deposit in Pittsylvania County to be unearthed. It comes down to two questions said Habeeb. “Can Virginia be trusted to regulate it in a way that it can be safe and […]

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