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What is The Truth About Eric Olsen?

In 2008, when Eric Olsen ran for Fredericksburg Commonwealth’s Attorney he had the following to say about his residency, “I have lived in the city [of Fredericksburg] my whole life.” In the voter’s guide that was just published by the

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The Virginia Administrative Code’s Residency Requirements

We’ve written extensively on various issues (see here, here and here) involving a recent lawsuit filed by Stafford County resident David Johnston challenging Eric “Law & Order” Olsen’s qualification to be on the ballot as a candidate for the Office

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Barbrow: “Justice is not like a baseball cap where one size fits all”

Barbrow does a great job of highlighting the current lack of prosecutorial discretion in Stafford’s Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. As Barbrow so eloquently states, “Justice is not like a baseball cap where one size fits all.” In citing the now infamous

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Barbrow Continues to Impress in Stafford Commonwealth’s Attorney Race

I can’t tell you how impressed I am with Tim Barbrow (I-Stafford) and the refreshing vision he has for the Stafford County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Barbrow is running to replace retiring Stafford County Commonwealth’s Attorney Daniel Chichester. From his official

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Milde’s 40 Million Dollar Memory Problem

If I were Paul Milde (R-Aquia), I’d too want to forget all about the $40 Million public safety radio communication system. I recently wrote about how bad of a deal this was for Stafford taxpayers. At last night’s Board of

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Olsen Broke Law By Accepting Donation From Foreign National

I’m bewildered by how someone who is running to be Stafford County Commonwealth’s Attorney continues to thumb his nose at the law? Three weeks ago, I discovered what appeared to be an illegal campaign donation to Eric “Law & Order”

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Shenk: Barbrow challenges status quo

Barbrow is what Stafford County NEEDS in a commonwealth’s attorney. He’s seen “too many examples in the current administration where the lack of prosecutorial discretion has resulted in unjust convictions or sentences.” For him it’s about “fundamental fairness.” “As a prosecutor, I

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