Archives: 2016 general assembly

Lawmakers reconvene for veto session

Virginia legislators will return to the state Capitol on Wednesday to consider whether to uphold or override Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s vetoes and recommendations of legislation passed during their 2016 session.

The General Assembly Firearms Overview

Vetoes are starting to roll in, as the gun legislation continues to move through the General Assembly and across Governor’s McAuliffe desk.

Education poll indicates that Virginians feel schools are under-funded

More than two-thirds of Virginians think public schools aren’t adequately funded, and a little over half of the commonwealth would support paying more in taxes to enhance student performance, according to a statewide poll released Monday.

Lawmakers seek to ease “student debt crisis”

Two Democratic members of the Virginia General Assembly said Monday they plan to sponsor legislation to address what they described as a “student debt crisis.”