Stories tagged: "Virginia General Assembly"


From Voting Access to Gun Rights, Which Virginia Laws Changed July 1?

RICHMOND-When the clock hit midnight, changes happened across the Commonwealth. Here's a look at the new Virginia laws taking effect.

Assembly Wants to Renovate Schools, Expand Broadband With Rescue Funds

RICHMOND-Gov. Northam called for a special session to decide how to spend American Rescue Plan funds, while outlining his priorities.

Assembly Orders Virginia Schools to Offer In-Person Instruction…by July

RICHMOND- It’s time to go back to class. The Virginia General Assembly wanted to deliver that message Thursday.

Now Governor Northam is expected to sign the bill.
Now That Virginia’s Repealed The Death Penalty, What Changes?

RICHMOND-A bill to ban the death penalty in Virginia passed the General Assembly today. Now, it goes to the governor’s desk for final approval.

A bill to require school districts to have in-person learning options has advanced through the Senate
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Wednesday, Feb. 3

RICHMOND-Tuesday was a busy day for Virginia's lawmakers.

House Majority Leader H. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, talks on a phone as he sits at the feet of the statue of former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Harry F. Byrd at Capitol Square in Richmond, Va. Saturday, March 13, 2010. A panel of Virginia legislators will discuss the removal of a statue of former governor and U.S. Sen. Harry F. Byrd Sr., from the state Capitol grounds. Byrd was a staunch segregationist and the architect of massive resistance against integrating schools. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Thursday, Jan. 28.

RICHMOND-Here's what we've been following for your Thursday.

Now Governor Northam is expected to sign the bill.
Will Virginia Abolish the Death Penalty? Surovell’s Bill Advances

RICHMOND - Death penalty cases have at least an error rate of 4.1%, says Jennifer Gibbons.