General Assembly 2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation that will lower and simplify state tax bills.

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Alpacas are becoming increasingly popular across Virginia, although state laws have not kept up with the trend.

Now, one lawmaker has a bill to do just that.

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Supporters of the ERA say the effort to get the General Assembly to pass the constitutional amendment are down but not out.

The blackface scandals have caused lawmakers to approach a number of policy issues in new ways. That includes the budget.

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Virginia lawmakers are expressing profound regret for lynching, the brutal murders of black men and women by white mobs in the decades after the Civil War.

The joint resolution passed by the General Assembly comes amidst a messy and public debate about racism in Virginia.

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