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Alfonso's 2017 Session Summary

  Dear Friends and Neighbors,  Now that the 2017 General Assembly Session has officially ended, I am writing to update you on important legislation and initiatives from this year. While this summary covers many of the issues that were addressed by th…

Alfonso Calls for Climate Action in Virginia

    Progressive Voice ColumnARLnow.comMay 11, 2017by Alfonso Lopez The Actions We Need on Climate Change On April 29, tens of thousands of people – including many Arlingtonians – made their way to the Nation’s Capital to march and…

Virginia Educators Endorse Alfonso for Re-election

Virginia Education Association Endorses Delegate Lopez for Re-election Cites Lopez’s steadfast commitment to teachers and public education ARLINGTON, Va. – The Virginia Education Association (VEA) has endorsed Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington…

Delegate Lopez Files for Re-Election

Dear Friends and Neighbors,  Today I filed my paperwork to run for re-election to the Virginia House of Delegates. Serving the 49th District and our community over the last six years has been one of the highest honors of my life. I hope I’ve…

You won't believe what happened this week in Richmond

2017 Session Update - Week 3 Dear Friends and Neighbors, This past week the Virginia House of Delegates has been incredibly busy as we approach the deadline for legislation to be acted upon before it moves to the State Senate. I'm happy to report that…

2017 General Assembly Session Picks up Speed

2017 Session Update - Week 2 Dear Friends and Neighbors, The 2017 General Assembly Session is picking up speed. With just two weeks left to pass legislation from its house of origin before the impending crossover deadline, the legislative session has …

The General Assembly is in Session!

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The General Assembly is now in Session! We kicked off the start of the 2017 Session with the Governor’s State of the Commonwealth address on Wednesday night. As this was Governor McAuliffe’s last State of the Commonwealth…