General Assembly

Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 21, 2019 - 10:27 am
Psychology of Jussie Smollett Coast Guard Would-Be Terrorist Frustrated with Your Taxes? Foreign 2020 Election Influence Already Here I-81 Toll Update Politics & Pints Preview with Our Token Liberal...
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John Reid
Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 19, 2019 - 10:11 am
Speed Cameras Coming to Virginia Crazy Day at the State Capitol Military Involvement in National Emergency Payless Liquidates, Sears & Toys R Us Come Back White House Reacts to McCabe & States' Lawsuit Giving Tuesday - Scouting Virginia Mike Mayo's New Videos...
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John Reid
Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 13, 2019 - 10:32 am
Why There's No Ask the Governor State Senator on Bibles, Casinos, and Fairfax Changing Virginia Law to Protect Families Trump, Congress, El Chapo, & the Border Can Northam Lead Racial Healing? What's in the Green New Deal? Richard Kline from Waitress...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Richmond, VA _ The Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia have overwhelmingly approved legislation that will provide nearly $1 billion in tax relief to Virginia’s taxpayers. The legislation will provide $420 million to Virginia taxpayers later this year, in the form of tax rebates...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 11, 2019 - 8:15 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker on Monday backed off his plans to swiftly introduce an impeachment bill seeking the ouster of the state's leading black elected official as Democrats struggled to address revelations of past racist behavior...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
February 11, 2019 - 5:39 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY , Associated Press UPDATE: Delgate Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) now appears to backing off on actually filing an impeachment resolution today. Yesterday I sent draft language to my colleagues on the first step of an impeachment action regarding the Lt. Governor. There...
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Northam's push to limit campaign contributions fails. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
January 30, 2019 - 11:41 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's proposal to put new limits on campaign contributions is finding little love in the General Assembly. A Senate panel killed a Northam-backed bill Tuesday to limit contributions with the help of Northam's fellow Democrats. Northam said before the...
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Bill to legalize casinos in Virginia advances, fate unclear. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
January 22, 2019 - 12:52 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Legislation to legalize casinos in Virginia is advancing in the General Assembly, but the odds of passage are still unknown. A pro-casino bill was approved with bipartisan support Monday by the General Laws and Technology Committee in the state Senate. The legislation would...
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 Virginia lawmakers have selected a new top regulator of public utilities, financial service companies and other businesses. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
January 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia lawmakers have selected a new top regulator of public utilities, financial service companies and other businesses. The Republican-led General Assembly elected Patricia West on Wednesday to serve as a commissioner on the State Corporation Commission. Republican...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 02, 2019 - 12:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An outspoken conservative Virginia state senator in a competitive district is announcing his plans to retire. Republican Sen. Dick Black said Wednesday he would not seek re-election for his northern Virginia seat. Black's decision to retire could make it harder for Republicans...
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