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|Virginia House District 49|
|J.D.||Tulane University, 1995|
|Profession||partner at Alcalde & Fay|
Lopez's professional experience includes working as a partner at Alcalde & Fay, director at Congressional and Federal Affairs for the Commonwealth of Virginia, assistant administrator for U.S. Small Business Administration, senior legislative assistant for a U.S. Democratic Senator, and staff for the White House Council on Environment Quality.
Lopez earned his B.A. from Vasser College and his J.D. in environmental law from Tulane University in 1995.
Lopez is running in the 2011 election for Virginia House District 49. He defeated Stephanie Clifford in the primary on August 23, 2011. Lopez faces no opposition in the general election which takes place on November 8, 2011.
- Jobs and Small Business
Excerpt: "Alfonso will take the lead to sustain the success of our diverse small businesses – from shops and restaurants on Columbia Pike to the retailers and merchants in Bailey’s Crossroads."
Excerpt: "Alfonso will support honoring our teachers with a professional wage so they don’t have to choose between making ends meet and serving our community."
Excerpt: "Alfonso recognizes that tomorrow’s leaders are in our local schools. It is imperative they all have equal access to a high-quality Virginia education. "
- Transportation and Transit
Excerpt: "Alfonso believes we deserve to live in a community where transit is funded and transportation congestion is fixed."
Excerpt: "Alfonso will strongly oppose the use of general fund dollars allocated to public schools, first responders and social services to roads and off-ramps."
- Energy and Environment
Excerpt: "Alfonso will fight for reduced greenhouse gases and dangerous emissions through energy efficiency programs, reductions in demand and promoting clean, renewable resources like biomass, wind and solar."
Excerpt: "Alfonso will protect air and water quality for your family based on his work on the Clean Air Act and Safe Drinking Water Act and his efforts to revitalize the Chesapeake Bay."
- Civil Rights
Excerpt: "Alfonso will fight for legislation to codify employment non-discrimination and allow local governments to have non-discrimination policies for their employees."
Lopez and his wife, Sarah, have one child.
- Campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
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- Alfonso Lopez on LinkedIn
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