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Immigrant's Rights Bills passed

House, Senate pass long-anticipated immigrants’ rights bills      Legislation extending driver privileges and in-state tuition regardless of immigration status, pushed for years by advocates for Virginia immigrants, cleared both chambers …

Senate, House pass Virginia Clean Economy Act

Senate, House pass Virginia Clean Economy Act   The Virginia Senate voted 21-19 Tuesday night to pass the Virginia Clean Economy Act (SB 851). The House bill passed earlier in the day takes a more aggressive stance toward putting the Commonwealth on…

Non-discrimination Resolution Moves to Senate

Lopez non-discrimination resolution moves to Senate A resolution by Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax) affirming the General Assembly’s support for diversity has passed the House of Delegates.  The resolution passed the House on a 62-21 vote…

Civil Rights Injustices and Restrict Firearms Access

Arlington’s Delegates Push to Correct Civil Rights Injustices and Restrict Firearms Access    Arlington’s state senators aren’t alone in pushing for gun control in Richmond this legislative session — their counterpar…

VA House Democrats Announce Key Caucus Positions

VA House Democrats Announce Key Caucus Positions     Majority Leader-elect Charniele Herring has appointed key leadership positions within the House Democratic Caucus. The whips and policy chairs will help guide the new Democratic majority thro…