General Assembly 2019

Virginia's 2019 General Assembly session is underway.  Lawmakers are dealing with a budget windfall, school safety, legalized gamblind and dozens of other issues that affect your life and wallet.

Keep up with the action as Mallory Noe-Payne, Michael Pope and others cover the General Assembly from start to finish.

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Virginia’s Democratic Governor and Republican lawmakers may be headed for a tax showdown this upcoming legislative session. The question at hand is what to do with new revenues created by the Trump administration's tax cuts.

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Efforts to bring broadband internet service to rural areas in Virginia could get a big shot in the arm.

Governor Ralph Northam says he will designate $46 million additional dollars to the Virginia Telecommunications Initiative,  a state program that works with public private partnerships to increase service.

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Governor Ralph Northam is proposing a five-percent pay raise for teachers. It’s just one among a list of education priorities the Governor will present to lawmakers next week.

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