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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School counselors are about to get a little more money. But, it’s still nowhere close to the required ratio.

The end of the General Assembly session last weekend means the beginning of the campaign season.

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This spring, colleges in Virginia will be voting on whether to raise tuition for next school year. The latest state budget has a big incentive for them not to.

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For now, Virginia doctors will be writing prescriptions for Virginia patients. But, that could change next year.

Partisan gerrymandering in Virginia politics may soon be a thing of the past.

But the long fight to get there still has at least another year to go.