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Al Eisenberg

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Al Eisenberg
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Virginia House of Delegates District 47
Former officeholder
In office
2004 - 2010
[Personal website
Al Eisenberg was a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 47 from 2004 to 2010. In January 2009 he announced he would not seek re-election.

Prior to his election to the House, Eisenberg was a Partner with the EB&T Strategy Group, LLC, (2004-2005), Vice President of the Greater Washington Board of Trade (2002-2004), and Deputy Assistant/Secretary for Transportation Policy, United States Department of Transportation (1999-2001).[1]

Delegate Eisenberg announces his retirement

Issue positions

Eisenberg's official website lists his priorities as:[2]

  • Priority funding for education, and teacher salaries and retirement.
  • Serious attention to human and civil rights.
  • An improved health care safety net for vulnerable Virginians.
  • Environmental protection, smart growth initiatives, and more parkland.
  • Transit expansion and improvement, and replacement of unsafe bridges.
  • A fair, progressive tax system and more fiscal autonomy for localities.
  • Protection of women's reproductive rights
  • A General Assembly truly responsive to our area's needs.

His answers to the Virginia State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available. The test offers an overview of a candidate's views on a number of issues.[3]

Committee assignments

  • HB 2482 Prescription donation; clarifies hospital and clinic may redispense donation medication to indigent.
  • HB 2483 Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibit presence of minors in all indoor restaurants and bar, etc., in State.[4]

Campaign donors

The top 5 donors to Eisenberg's 2007 campaign were mostly professional organizations:[5]

  • 1. Dominion $1,750
  • 2. VA Bankers Assoc $1,500
  • 3. Arlington Professional Fire Fighters PAC $1,500
  • 4. VA Dental Assoc $1,000
  • 5. VA Beer Wholesalers Assoc $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Virginia House of Delegates District 47
Succeeded by
Patrick Hope