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      Del. Bob Brink, Arlington House Democrat , resigns to join McAuliffe administration


      RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Arlington Democratic Del. Bob Brink is resigning from the House of Delegates to join Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration. Norfolk Democratic Del. Algie Howell is also resigning.

      Brink announced Friday that he plans to resign June 30. House Democratic leaders announced Friday that Howell is resigning from the House effective June 30.

      He's leaving to take a job as deputy commissioner for aging services at the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services.

      Brink served in the House for 17 years and is currently on the House Appropriations Committee. He'd previously worked as a lawyer for the Department of Justice.

      Howell was first elected in 2003 and served on the House Appropriations Committee.