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Richmond, VA - Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville) was re-elected Minority Leader of the Virginia House of Delegates by acclamation at the annual winter retreat of the House Democratic Caucus on Saturday. Toscano, who previously had indicated he would resign the position, was convinced to continue serving due to appeals from his fellow caucus members as well as numerous leaders across the Commonwealth who reached out to ask him to continue in the role for another two years.
Richmond, VA – As polls closed today across the Commonwealth House Democrats are excited to be entering the 2016 legislative session with several new members. Voters in Loudoun, Prince William, Fairfax, Williamsburg, and Newport News elected or returned great leaders.
Richmond, VA – Today Governor McAuliffe announced several executive actions to combat gun violence. His actions include establishment of a Joint Task Force to prosecute gun crimes, banning the carrying of firearms in state government buildings, establishing a tip line for illegal gun activity, tracing guns used in crime, and encouraging judges & prosecutors to seek gun forfeiture in felony cases.