General Assembly

September rally
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 24, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Attorney General Mark Herring (D) and Delegate Cia Price (D-Newport News) are backing efforts to create a domestic terrorism crime in Virginia. The proposal is a direct response to the violence in Charlottesville this past August, where three people, including two...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 23, 2018 - 4:58 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – The Senate of Virginia has approved a higher standard for reckless driving in the Commonwealth. The bill, which was also passed last year, would change the limit for reckless driving from 80 mph to 85 mph. Supporters argued it is necessary because of 70 mph speed...
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Governor McAuliffe
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 10, 2018 - 10:15 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Terry McAuliffe used his final State of the Commonwealth speech to highlights his accomplishments over the past four years, something common for speeches given by Governors as they are heading out the door. The Democrat stressed economic development wins, as...
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House of Delegates
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 10, 2018 - 11:22 am
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) - The House of Delegates has started the 2018 session with a 51-49 majority, this after the Richmond Federal Appeals Court declined a request to not seat Stafford Republican Bob Thomas. Thomas won a tight election over Democratic challenger Joshua Cole, in an election in...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 09, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – The General Assembly returns to Richmond Wednesday, albeit with a House of Delegates that has just a two person GOP majority, compared to a nearly veto-proof one last year. The session will gavel in at noon, where that majority is expected to elect Colonial Heights...
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winner picked
Matthew Demlein, WRVa
January 04, 2018 - 11:13 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Incumbent Republican David Yancey is the winner of the 94th House District out of Newport News. The name was drawn out of a bowl this morning here in Richmond, after a recount left both candidates tied at 11,608 votes. Democratic Challenger Shelly Simonds is expected...
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