House of Delegates

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Jeff Katz
February 14, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Virginia Democrats have voted to allow people on food stamps to use them at certain restaurants. Should they be allowed to? Read more below.
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January 30, 2020 - 11:41 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in the Virginia House of Delegates are advancing a package of gun-control measures they said are needed to improve public safety. The new Democratic majority in the House voted Wednesday to advance a package of gun measures over vocal opposition from Republicans, who...
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Jeff Katz
January 27, 2020 - 3:18 pm
Virginia Del. Mark Levine was asked to define what constitutes an assault weapon. His answer will have you rolling. Watch the video below!
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Jeff Katz
January 09, 2020 - 4:42 pm
Another gun control bill has been put forth from a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and this one could turn many law-abiding gun owners into criminals. House Bill 961 , introduced by Delegate Mark Levine (D), would make it a felony for citizens to own a magazine that holds more than 10...
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Jeff Katz
January 07, 2020 - 12:34 pm
And so it begins. Virginia Democrats have introduced a bill that would make owning and operating an indoor shooting range illegal. HB 567, brought forward by Del. Dan Helmer (D-40th District) is summarized as follows: "Prohibits the operation of an indoor shooting range, defined in the bill, in any...
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Jeff Katz
November 06, 2019 - 5:58 pm
A majority of the Virginia legislative candidates endorsed by former President Barack Obama lost their respective elections on Tuesday, despite the Democrats flipping control of the General Assembly. Obama, who now resides in the Washington, DC, neighborhood of Kalorama, officially endorsed 17...
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October 09, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is a low-key retired school teacher who hasn't faced serious competition since the first President Bush was in office. Now he's a top target of Democrats —both in and out of state— looking to capitalize on voter...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
August 06, 2019 - 4:34 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The State Board of Elections has rejected an effort to put a Republican lawmaker on the ballot after he failed to file his candidacy paperwork on time. The Democratic-led board rejected efforts Tuesday to allow GOP Del. Nick Freitas on the ballot. The decision comes in an...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 25, 2018 - 11:55 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates plans to reconvene next week with plans to finalize a state budget. GOP Speaker Kirk Cox announced Thursday that the House would gavel in on May 30. Cox cancelled a House meeting earlier this week after the Senate delayed a vote Tuesday on the...
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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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