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Frank Ruff, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Guest columns

COLUMN — The special session may finally be over

The session finally ended last Friday. The General Assembly, by constitution, meets for 60 days in even years and 45 days in odd years.  This ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:01 am

Guest columns

Prayers to all those affected by COVID-19

Our prayers go out to our president, governor, their wives, and to all who have been infected with COVID-19.  We wish them fast recoveries.  Likewise, ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, October 9, 2020 1:44 pm

Guest columns

Legislature protects renters, hurts landlords

Compassion is a good thing when you are using your resources in assisting others in a time of their need.  It is far different when ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, September 28, 2020 4:02 pm


Column – Law enforcement changes happening quickly

All over America, there are efforts to change law enforcement.  In some cities, there has been an open effort to defund the police.  In other ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:35 pm

Guest columns

COLUMN — Support the redistricting amendment

Last week, I wrote about the several laws that were changed during the 2020 regular and the on-going special session.  My focus was on how ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:44 pm

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COLUMN — Is your vote safer today than it was last year?

Free and fair voting is the basic premise of any democracy. Remember the stories that came out of Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein? ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:22 pm

Guest columns

Column – It’s a strange special session

Last Tuesday we returned to Richmond to make adjustments to the state budget caused by COVID-19.  Certainly not because the governor wanted us to interfere ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:16 pm

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Column – Lockboxes would undermine election

Sadly, in the dark of the night, this governor’s administration is trying to undermine our democracy as we know it. Last week, the Department of ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, August 10, 2020 2:53 pm


Column – Death rates for virus are very low

We have been inundated with data about the Coronavirus since March.  The news media has covered the issue relentlessly for more than five months, giving ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, August 3, 2020 11:46 am

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Column – Trying to stay positive

All of us have been challenged by the events in the news this year. It was heartbreaking enough when our lives were flipped on end ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, July 27, 2020 10:22 pm

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