Tag: General Assembly

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia lawmakers have advanced Senate bills that make voting easier, including no excuse absentee voting and recognizing Election Day as a state holiday. Other legislation that would extend citizen access to voting has yet to clear committees.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

| January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — Chants of “We will not comply,” and “USA, USA,” sounded through the blanket of security as thousands of armed Second Amendment supporters converged on Richmond to protest proposed gun control measures.

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Prince William Board to Vote on Gun Control Resolution

Prince William Board to Vote on Gun Control Resolution

| January 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman At-large-Elect Ann Wheeler (D) has proposed a resolution that urges the Virginia General Assembly to address gun violence while affirming Prince William will remain a Constitutional County.

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RICHMOND BEAT: End Death Penalty, Execution Brings ‘No Solace’ to Victims, Survivors Say

RICHMOND BEAT: End Death Penalty, Execution Brings ‘No Solace’ to Victims, Survivors Say

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Virginians for Alternatives for the Death Penalty are asking the General Assembly to consider passing legislation to abolish the death penalty. The VADP’s executive director believes it is a nonpartisan issue.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Government Shifts with Democrats Dominating Election Day

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Government Shifts with Democrats Dominating Election Day

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The last time Virginia Democrats controlled the House, Senate and governorship was in the mid-1990s. This trifecta could make it easier for the party to pass its agenda.

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Prince William’s Democratic Delegates Graduate to Become Sophomores

Prince William’s Democratic Delegates Graduate to Become Sophomores

| November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William incumbents held their grounds in statewide races.

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Prince William Representatives Respond to Adjournment of Va Special Gun Control Session

Prince William Representatives Respond to Adjournment of Va Special Gun Control Session

| July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The Republicans who control the Virginia General Assembly adjourned the special session to discuss gun control, Tuesday, without voting on any of the proposed bills or amendments.

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