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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Lawmakers are assembling in Richmond for this year’s General Assembly session. The session is expected to last about two months, but many lawmakers are already looking ahead to November.

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Do guns belong in churches and synagogues? Lawmakers are about to take up that issue in Richmond.

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A bipartisan proposal outlined Tuesday by the governor and legislators would add tolls to finance improvements to Interstate 81.

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The rise of 3D printing is creating a whole new world for manufacturing all kinds of items. But it’s also created new concerns about security at courthouses and airports.

On Monday, House Democrats outlined a set of legislative proposals dealing with gun safety. They say the measures are focused on saving lives.