Va General Assembly

Miss Community Clovia and Project Give Back To Community will host a Barbershop Talk on Gun Legislation. They want to hear from both sides. On Tuesday, July 9, 2019 is when the Virginia General Assembly Special Session convenes at 12 pm. Lawmakers in the House and Senate will vote from the floor on common sense […]

Ending Driver’s License suspensions for unpaid court costs and fines will go into effect on Monday July 1, 2019. Check your eligibility at dmvNOW.com/fac Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed hundreds of bills into law during the 2019 General Assembly Session. In fact, Governor Northam’s budget amendment included the reinstatement of suspended driver’s licenses for […]

Clovia Lawrence of Radio One Richmond attended the press conference on the steps of Richmond City Hall ahead of the General Assembly special session on July 9, 2019. Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney wants to ban guns in municipal buildings and parks. Stoney introduced an ordinance yesterday following the murders of 12 individuals in Virginia Beach […]

I’m Clovia “Community Clo’ Lawrence and here’s a quick rundown of who has the power to enact laws when it comes to medicaid expansion, reinstating parole, fair housing, educational resources and more. The lawmaking body consist of members in the Virginia General Assembly. The Virginia General Assembly race is coming Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Seats […]

Virginia’s oldest lawmaking body, the General Assembly is considering holding public hearings into the sexual allegations against Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax. CBS correspondent Gayle King recently interviewed both women who say Fairfax forced himself on them. Dr. Vanessa Tyson says he assaulted her during the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, and Meredith Watson says […]

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed a couple of bills relating to the child sex abuse scandal in the Catholic church. The bills he signed yesterday require religious officials to report suspected child abuse to law enforcement. However, there is an exemption where clergy members don’t have to report something if confidentiality is required, like […]

Lawmakers in the State Senate have voted and it could be illegal to drive while holding a cellphone in Virginia. State lawmakers recently passed hands-free driving bills in the House and Senate. It had been illegal to text or email while driving in Virginia, but police say that was hard to enforce because they had […]

The Virginia General Assembly is now in session over the course of 60-days and legislators from around the Commonwealth of Virginia are in Richmond. Senators and Delegates will represent you so check in on them by taking an active role in the legislative process.  Some frequently asked questions “Who is my legislator?” “What bills are being introduced?” […]

Voting is never out of season in Virginia. Over 60% of voters went to the polls during midterm races of 2018 like it was the presidential race. The Virginia General Assembly Race is coming Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Seats are up for members in the House (100) and Senate (40). The Virginia General Assembly is […]

Voting is never out-of-season in Virginia. Over 60% of registered voters went to the polls during the Midterm Congressional race of 2018 like it was the presidential race. Great job Virginia voters! All politics are local so register to vote or check your voter status here. Eligible individuals start the restoration of rights process here. […]

Lawmakers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia introduced, killed and passed hundreds of pieces of legislation during the 2018 General Assembly Session. As a result, Governor Ralph Northam has signed hundreds of changes to Virginia’s laws that went  into effect on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Changes to Virginia’s new laws include Absentee voting, Criminal offenses, education, […]

The Virginia General Assembly is now in session over the course of 60-days and legislators from around the Commonwealth of Virginia are in Richmond. Senators and Delegates will represent you so check in on them by taking an active role in the legislative process.  Some frequently asked questions “Who is my legislator?” “What bills are being introduced?” […]