Senator Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)

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Party
Democratic
District
31: Arlington County (Part), Fairfax County (Part), Loudoun County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2012
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
General Laws and Technology, Privileges and Elections, Rehabilitation and Social Services, Transportation, Education
Age
59
Website
barbarafavola.org
Copatroning Habits
76% of bills she copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of her bills, 74% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that she also copatroned, 54% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
16.7% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$42,862.30 cash on hand (December 2012 report)
Top 10 Donors
Mike Erkiletian Real Estate Developers Alexandria $6,000
John G Shooshan Real Estate Developers MD $5,000
Laborers International Union Labor Union Reston $3,148
Dominion PAC Power Company Richmond $2,000
Virginia Bank PAC Finance Glen Allen $1,500
Healthcare for Good Government Healthcare Richmond $1,500
Amerigroup Corporation Health Insurance Virginia Beach $1,000
Alcalde & Fay Law/Consulting Arlington $1,000
Virginia Healthcare Assoc. Healthcare Richmond $1,000
James M Hock Owner, Marketing Firm Arlington $1,000

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

On Wednesday: “How to Elect More Women” Panel Discussion and <b>...</b>

July 21, 2014
Metro: Rosslyn (Orange and Blue line) Parking: Available on street and in Café Asia garage for $3. Who: Panelists include: 1.) Senator Jennifer Wexton, VA State Senator of the 33rd Senate District 2.) Senator Barbara Favola ...

Weekly Update 7/15/14 — Arlington Young Democrats

July 15, 2014
Senator Jennifer Wexton, VA State Senator of the 33rd Senate District 2.) Senator Barbara Favola, VA State Senator of the 31st Senate District 3.) Jennifer Boysko, former and future House of Delegate candidate of VA's 86th ...

Favola 3 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

July 10, 2014
Virginia State Senator Barbara Favola speaking at Lunch at the Lab. Mobility Lab, 1501 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA.

The &#39;Carytown Cupcake law&#39; goes into effect | Richmond BizSense

July 8, 2014
The husband-and-wife team asked former Virginia Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple, a friend of the family, if she knew anyone who could help with their legislative hopes. Whipple directed the Schicks to Sen. Barbara Favola, who ...

10th Year Anniversary between Reims and Arlington | Arlington <b>...</b>

July 2, 2014
In the middle is Barbara Favola, Virginia state senator, who was chair of the Arlington County Board in 2004 and signed the accords in Reims for Arlington to establish our Sister City relationship. Between Walter and Barbara ...

Recent Mentions in the Media

ARL now: The Right Note: Foster for the 48th

July 24, 2014
Partisan Democrats like state Sen. Barbara Favola want to make this race about promoting the progressive agenda and focusing on divisive issues. Voters, on the other hand, are tired of all the partisan posturing. They want to elect people who will ...

RichmondBizSense: The 'Carytown Cupcake law' goes into effect

July 8, 2014
The 'Carytown Cupcake law' goes into effectThe husband-and-wife team asked former Virginia Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple, a friend of the family, if she knew anyone who could help with their legislative hopes. Whipple directed the Schicks to Sen. Barbara Favola, who represents parts of Arlington, ...

Leesburg Today: Chambers Give State Lawmakers An 'Incomplete' Grade

July 17, 2014
Chambers Give State Lawmakers An 'Incomplete' GradeBarbara Comstock (R-34), 93.3 percent; Sen. Dick Black (R-13), 93.3 percent; Del. Jim Lemunyon (R-67), 93.3 percent; Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-33), 92.9 percent; Del. Randy Minchew (R-10), 90 percent; Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31), 86.7 percent; and Del.and more »

Inside NoVA: Arlington legislative delegation reports modest cash on hand

July 17, 2014
State Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) had $97,933 banked, while Del. Rob Krupicka (D-45th) had $42,621. Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-49th) reported $23,869, while state Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-30th) had $13,525. Former Del. Bob Brink (D-48th), who retired June 30, ...

Inside NoVA: Del. Hope to replace Brink at Arlington Democratic breakfast

July 1, 2014
The featured speakers will be state Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) and Del. Patrick Hope (D-47th). Hope replaces Bob Brink, who had been scheduled to participate but resigned from the House of Delegates effective June 30 to take a job in the McAuliffe ...and more »

Bills

  • SB43: Teachers; extends deadline to request hearing after receiving notice of dismissal.
  • SB128: Juveniles; commitment to Department of Juvenile Justice, consideration of social history, report.
  • SB129: Absentee voting; persons age 65 or older on day of an election are entitled to vote absentee ballot.
  • SB132: TNAF recipients; Board of Social Services shall annually review amount of assistance paid.
  • SB134: Independent living services; individuals between 18 and 21 years of age.
  • SB161: FOIA; participation in meetings by electronic communication in event of emergency, etc.
  • SB162: License plates, special; issuance for supporters of Equality Virginia.
  • SB272: Juvenile Justice, Department of; use of isolation and restraint necessary to protect child's health.
  • SB273: Foster-care youth; eligibility for medical assistance.
  • SB274: State & Local Government and General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Acts; limitation on gifts, etc.
  • SB275: Health insurance; victims of sexual assault, cost-sharing requirement for HIV medication.
  • SB276: Charter schools; restrictions and pre-lottery enrollment for current students.
  • SB277: Foster care and adoption assistance; DSS to include individuals between age 18 & 21 years of age.
  • SB278: Foster care; approval of applicant whose household includes certain individuals.
  • SB369: Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families, State Executive Council for; membership.
  • SB370: Emergency custody & temporary detention; extends time person may be held pursuant to custody order.
  • SB502: Alcoholic beverage control; limited mixed-beverage restaurant licenses.
  • SB510: Firearms; possession following a misdemeanor conviction of certain crimes.
  • SB662: Child care; certain counties permitted to continue using local sliding scale to determine copayment.
  • SB671: Water; reporting usage.
  • SB672: Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind; out-of-state students.
  • SJ24: Juvenile records; Virginia State Crime Commission to study expungement of records.
  • SJ188: Commending Volunteers of America Chesapeake, Inc.
  • SJ211: Celebrating the life of Mildred Lonergan McAuliffe.
  • SJ5006: Commending Wesley Housing Development Corporation.
  • SJ5029: Celebrating the life of Terry Holzheimer.
  • SJ5030: Celebrating the life of Sister Benedict Kesock, O.S.B.
  • SJ5031: Commending the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind.
  • SJ5032: Commending Offender Aid and Restoration of Arlington, Inc.
  • SJ5043: Commending the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing.
  • SJ5054: Commending Lora Rinker.
  • SJ5055: Commending Charlie Rinker.
  • SR27: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Elise B. Heinz.
  • SB483: Asbestos workers; reporting violations, penalties for noncompliance.
  • SB553: School divisions, local; may use unexpended state funds to provide one-time bonus to teachers.
  • SB554: Firearms; possession within residence of victim by persons subject to protective orders.
  • SB555: Parental rights; procedure for restoration, child to consent to restoration of rights.
  • SB835: TANF; assistance when convicted of drug-related felony, ineligible if fail or refuse drug testing.
  • SB862: Foster care; independent living services.
  • SB863: Independent living services; foster children committed to Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • SB864: Firearms; possession within residence of victim by persons subject to protective orders.
  • SB951: Bullying; defines term and requires school boards to prohibit acts by students and school employees.
  • SB952: Child support; directs DSS to establish statewide arrearage reduction program.
  • SB956: Investor-owned electric utilities; declining block rate for residential customers.
  • SB959: Pedestrians, etc; local government may adopt ordinances requiring to stop at marked crosswalks.
  • SB1080: Ultrasound imaging; no law or regulation of State shall require for nonmedical reasons.
  • SJ282: Foster care maintenance and adoption assistance; DSS to develop options for extending payments.
  • SJ407: Commending the Animal Welfare League of Arlington.
  • SJ420: Commending the YMCA of Arlington.
  • SJ423: Commending A New Lease on Life.
  • SJ424: Commending Ken Aughenbaugh.
  • SB84: Foster care; extends option of independent living services to person between 18 and 21 years old.
  • SB85: Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; Expected Family Contribution.
  • SB156: Adoption; increases age at which assistance for children with special needs terminates.
  • SB157: Asbestos, Lead, Mold, and Home Inspectors, Virginia Board for; examination for license applicants.
  • SB482: Asbestos, Lead, Mold, and Home Inspectors, Virginia Board for; examination for disciplinary actions.
  • SB483: Asbestos workers; reporting violations, penalties for noncompliance.
  • SB552: Eligibilty for TANF; drug-related felonies.
  • SB553: School divisions, local; may use unexpended state funds to provide one-time bonus to teachers.
  • SB554: Firearms; possession within residence of victim by persons subject to protective orders.
  • SB555: Parental rights; procedure for restoration.
  • SB594: Towns; allowed to acquire land, not by condemnation, within their boundaries or 3 miles outside.
  • SB615: Health Benefit Exchange Authority; created, report.
  • SJ19: Community colleges; SCHEV to study offering selected baccalaureate degrees.
  • SJ185: Celebrating the life of John Martin Couric.
  • SJ217: Celebrating the life of Patricia Anne Zimmerman.
  • SJ5003: Commending the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia.