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Peace Leads Coalition to Protect Community Health against Potential Negative Effects of Industrial Sludge

Delegate Christopher K. Peace (R -97th House District) reports the unanimous passage of House Bill (HB) 1364 by the House of Delegates today. HB 1364 will allow local governments to provide for greater testing and monitoring of the land application of industrial residual waste, receive funds for this enforcement, and remit the fee to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). More »

House of Delegates Passes Bills to Make College More Affordable

The House of Delegates passed two bills today aimed at making college more affordable in Virginia. House Bill 1897 (Cox) puts a cap on the athletic fees that Virginia colleges and universities can charge students. More »

Bills to Fund Veterans Care Centers in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads Advance from House Appropriations Committee

Legislation to provide $66.7 million in state funding for new Veterans Care Centers in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads advanced from the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday. The bills, HB1275 and HB1276, fund Virginia‚Äôs share of construction for the centers, which provide affordable, long-term nursing care for veterans. More »