General Assembly 2019

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Across the country, one in every 59 children born today will be diagnosed with autism. Now in Virginia they can no longer be denied healthcare by insurance companies.




Many of Virginia’s school buildings are tobacco free - but some aren’t. New legislation signed by Governor Ralph Northam Tuesday will change that.


Lawmakers are forbidden from raising money during the General Assembly session, but their opponents are not.

But that might not make for an early advantage.

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Women across Virginia are about to get a tax break on feminine hygiene products.

More than half a million people in Virginia with outstanding court fines are about to get their driver’s licenses back. That’s thanks to a budget amendment from Democratic Governor Ralph Northam that was approved Wednesday by a Republican-led General Assembly.