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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Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax is denying the allegations of two women who accuse him of sexual assault. So what comes next?

The blackface scandal may end up derailing the political career of two statewide elected officials.

But it may also end up changing policy in Virginia.

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How much influence should health insurance providers have over which drugs you take? That’s an issue lawmakers are debating in Richmond.

Should parents to able to veto some materials used in public schools when bullying or suicide prevention is on the agenda?

Lawmakers in Richmond are considering a proposal that would shed greater light on how state government works.

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