As of July 1, most of the legislation passed by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor went into effect. Of the 780 bills signed into law, some may have an impact on your day to day life, while many may not. Every year the Division of Legislative Services publishes a document, titled In […]

Last month, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his executive action to immediately restore the political rights of over 200,000 convicted felons, including approximately 40,000 felons who committed violent crimes. This blanket restoration contains no criteria or limitations. It does not even require the individual to pay their obligated debts to victims or the courts. Not only […]

The 2016 General Assembly Session officially reached the halfway point this week, known as “Crossover.” ┬áThe House of Delegates is making good progress on the issues that matter most to you and your family: jobs, education, healthcare, transportation and public safety. The House Appropriations Committee is also working to finish crafting a conservative and responsible […]

Legislation Expanding CDL Testing Options Passes House RICHMOND-On Tuesday the House of Delegates passed legislation that will make it easier for students and prospective employers to complete the last step before they can be licensed as a commercial truck driver. HB 938, patroned by Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway), permits Virginia public Community Colleges that operate […]

Wilt Legislation Assisting Youth Organization Access to Schools Passes House RICHMOND-On Thursday the House of Delegates passed legislation patroned by Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Broadway) to help several youth organizations gain access to public schools. The bill, HB942, expresses that school boards shall provide reasonable access to youth organizations that have a federal charter as a […]