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Delegate Amanda Batten leads ten bills through the House of Delegates, keeping campaign promises

February 17, 2022

Delegate Amanda Batten (R⎯James City County) successfully carried ten bills through the House of Delegates prior to the passage deadline for bills that originated in their respective chambers.

House Republicans Pass Opt-In Voter ID Legislation

February 3, 2022

The House of Delegates today passed House Bill 544, allowing voters to secure their own ballots with opt-in photo ID.

Delegate Batten elected Chairwoman of House Republican Caucus and selected as member of the Commerce and Energy, Education, Public Safety, and Rules Committees

January 13, 2022

Delegate Amanda Batten was unanimously elected by House Republicans to serve as Chair of the House Republican Caucus.

Del. Amanda Batten defeats Downey in 96th House District

November 3, 2021

Del. Amanda Batten won re-election Tuesday, defeating Dr. Mark Downey, a local pediatrician, in the 96th District.

Preview: In 96th House District rematch, Amanda Batten tries to hold off Mark Downey

October 25, 2021

It’s a rematch in the 96th District, where Democrat Mark Downey, a pediatrician, challenges Republican Del. Amanda Batten, who took office two years ago.

Letter to the editor: Batten understands the needs of service members, retired veterans

September 28, 2021

Like me, and many in our community, Del. Amanda Batten first moved to our area as a military spouse.

OP-ED: Democrats’ extreme liberal policies are driving women from the workforce

June 1, 2021

With an economy that is still reopening, President Joe Biden should be benefiting from a natural return to the workforce.

‘We feel like we can sleep better at night’: Small businesses awarded grants through Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

December 21, 2020

Gabrielle Mueller and Karen Hampton co-own the Edgewood Outfitters store at 5709 Richmond Road in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets.

Club for Growth Announces Virginia Defender of Economic Freedom Awards

August 13, 2020

The Club for Growth today announced Defender of Economic Freedom awards for Virginia legislators — 3 House members and zero Senators — whose voting records distinguished them as champions of economic liberty for their high score on the new Club for Growth Foundation 2020 Virginia State Legislative Scorecard.

Delegate Batten’s letter to Governor Northam

April 30, 2020

As representative of Virginia’s 96th House District, encompassing portions of the Historic Triangle, I write to share my support for the recent letter submitted by elected officials from James City County, York County, and the City of Williamsburg.