Delegate Matthew James (D-Portsmouth)

Photo of Matthew James
Party
Democratic
District
80: Cities of Chesapeake (part), Norfolk (part), and Portsmouth (part) [map]
Took Office
January 2010
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources, Commerce and Labor, Finance
Age
58
Website
delegatematthewjames.com
Copatroning Habits
60% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 64% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 53% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
17.6% in 2013
Campaign Contributions
$32,592.00 cash on hand (May 2013 report)
Bio

James is the president of a regional workforce development organization. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Hampton University and an MBA from Northwestern University. He is married with two grown daughters.

Top 10 Donors
Diageo North America PAC CT $500
Altria Client Services Inc Pac Richmond $500
VEA FUND PAC Richmond $500
Committee for effective Government Virginia Natural Gas PAC Virginia Beach $500
Committee for effective Government Virginia Natural Gas PAC Virginia Beach $500
Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association PAC Richmond $250
Virginia Sheriffs Association PAC Richmond $250
Christopher D LLoyd Attorney Glen Allen $250
at&t Communication NY $250
McGuire Woods PAC Richmond $250

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Recent Mentions on Blogs

Ball named as substitute - Footy Prophet

April 18, 2014
Ball named as substitute. By Matthew James · Tweet · Pin It. Updated: April 19, 2014. Luke Ball has been named as the substitute for Collingwood's clash with North Melbourne. Analysis. It's a strange move from Nathan Buckley, with Ball both ...

Start or Bench: Round 5 - Footy Prophet

April 17, 2014
Matthew James. April 22, 2014 at 8:23 am. Based on form, I'm probably starting Ben Cunnington at the moment. Dal Santo should get the Crowley tag, Ziebell hasn't played and Coniglio is talented but behind those guys.

Movers and Sliders: Round 5 - Footy Prophet

April 15, 2014
Matthew James. April 17, 2014 at 12:14 pm. For me, Duffiel is more than a sweetener, he's a guy who's a starter every week. I like offering Cloke and Thompson for Mitchell, so try that first. Otherwise maybe try Cloke + Duffield ...

Strong workforce important - The Virginia Gazette

April 15, 2014
Matthew James also a Delegate. Email · print · Pin It. Strong workforce important. By Steve Vaughan, svaughan@vagazette.com The Virginia Gazette. 4:19 p.m. EDT, April 15, 2014. WILLIAMSBURG — Del. Matthew James, D-Portsmouth, and his General Assembly colleagues are into overtime on their part-time jobs without coming up with a budget, but he was before the Williamsburg Economic Development Authority's Business Round Table Tuesday to talk about his full-time job ...

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April 14, 2014
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Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginia Gazette: Strong workforce important

April 15, 2014
WILLIAMSBURG ? Del. Matthew James, D-Portsmouth, and his General Assembly colleagues are into overtime on their part-time jobs without coming up with a budget, but he was before the Williamsburg Economic Development Authority's Business Round ...

Thenewjournalandguide: Town Hall addresses Medicaid plan

April 17, 2014
Del. Spruill was joined on the panel by Virginia Secretary of Health & Human Resources William A. Hazel, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center CEO Peter F. Bastone, Senator L. Louise Lucas, Senator Kenneth Alexander, and Delegate Matthew James.

La Prensa: 'Star Wars': Ya filmaron algunas escenas de Episodio VII en el Medio Oriente

April 22, 2014
'Star Wars': Ya filmaron algunas escenas de Episodio VII en el Medio OrienteAgreg que el elenco del filme ya est ?casi completo?, pero que su compaa dar anuncios al respecto. La publicacin estadounidense resalt que entre los nombres que estaran considerando para los papeles principales estn Ed Speleers, John Boyega ...and more »

Te Interesa: Es esta la nueva estrella de Star Wars VII?

April 10, 2014
ABC.es... Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tom Hiddleston o Zac Efron y tambin de otros menos habituales como John Boyega ('Attack the Block'), Ed Speleers ('Downton Abbey'); Jesse Plemons ('Breaking Bad') o Matthew James Thom (Billy ...Quin es la nueva estrella 'galctica'?Diario Digital Jurezall 57 news articles »

ABC.es: Peter Mayhew retoma su papel de Chewbacca en Star Wars VII, que ya se ...

April 8, 2014
... de regresar a la saga. Y resta la pieza ms importante: dar con el actor protagonista, que puede salir del quinteto formado por John Boyega, Ed Speelers, Jesse Plemmons, Matthew James Thomas y Ray Fisher, actores jvenes y poco conocidos.Peter Mayhew retomar el papel de Chewbacca en 'Star Wars: Episodio VII'eCarteleraltimas Noticias 'Star Wars: Episode 7': Alan Horn Revela Que Ya Se Est ...Latinos Post en Espaolall 213 news articles »

These are all of the video clips of Matthew James’s remarks on the floor of the House since 2010. There are 40 video clips in all.

Bills

  • HB346: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; additional requirements for certain agreements.
  • HB347: Income tax, state; deduction for payment of certain tolls.
  • HB348: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; expands eligibility for grants.
  • HB349: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995, etc.; comprehensive agreements.
  • HB350: Enterprise zones; expands criteria for designation.
  • HB351: Downtown Tunnel Construction Relief Grant Fund; established.
  • HB966: Real estate tax; appointment of special commissioner in Portsmouth to execute title to real estate.
  • HB968: Brownfield properties; changes definition of bona fide prospective purchaser.
  • HB1194: Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; establishment of state purchasing program.
  • HJ5059: Commending the Commonwealth Tourism Development Financing Program.
  • HR12: Commending the 2014 inductees into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • HR505: Commending the I.C. Norcom High School boys' basketball team.
  • HB1960: Board for Contractors; necessity for license, commissioning of public works of art.
  • HB1961: Charter; City of Portsmouth.
  • HB1962: Jails; court can adopt regional jail until it can obtain adequate facility.
  • HB1963: Income tax, state; deduction for payment of tolls in qualified locality.
  • HB1964: Voluntary economic growth-sharing agreements; Port of Va. Economic and Infrastructure Develop Zone.
  • HB1965: Portsmouth Port and Industrial Commission; annual report of financial performance.
  • HB1966: Enterprise zones; permits locality to apply for status based on distress factors in area.
  • HB1967: Virginia Jobs Investment Program; eligibility for assistance.
  • HB1968: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; expands eligibility for grants.
  • HB1969: Contractors, Board for; necessity for license, commissioning of public works of art.
  • HB2087: VA Jobs Investment Program; moves administration of Program to VA Economic Development Partnership.
  • HB2097: Career Pathways System Advisory Council; established, report.
  • HB2258: Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995, etc.; review of proposals.
  • HJ674: Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights (first reference).
  • HJ675: Tolls; joint subcommittee to study how VA can mitigate impact on State's disadvantaged citizens.
  • HR111: Commending the 2013 inductees into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
  • HR130: Tolls; General Assembly to recognize need for mitigation measures for disadvantaged populations.
  • HB839: Defective drywall; redefines term.
  • HB840: Charter; City of Portsmouth.
  • HB841: Major business facility job credits & enterprise zone job creation grants; not allowed for same job.
  • HB842: Business license or land use authorization, local; conditions of issuance.
  • HJ127: Nonviolent felony offenders; VSCC to determine best use of resources for helping those released.
  • HB2284: Jail processing fee; allows sheriff's department, regional jail, or police department to receive.
  • HB2285: Tourism zones; tax revenues for tourism projects.
  • HJ838: Celebrating the life of James L. Smith, Jr.
  • HR77: Commending Horace Seymour Savage, Jr.
  • HB996: Education, Secretary of; name changed to Secretary of Education and Workforce Development.
  • HB1284: Distribution of handbills, etc., on highways; gives local government power to regulate and prohibit.
  • HJ304: Commending the Historical Truxtun Civic League.
  • HJ371: Commending Zion Baptist Church on the occasion of its 145th anniversary.
  • HJ425: Commending the Cavalier Manor Police Community Relations Advisory Committee.
  • HR39: Commending the I.C. Norcom High School boys' basketball team.