Capitol Briefs

Capitol Briefs 7 (2.24.2020)

House and Senate pass varying versions of a state budget, will ultimately compromise and present a single version to the Governor. Also, read (and watch) the latest on safety inspections.   Session 2020, Issue 7 February 24, 2020   Monday, February 24 marks Day 47 of the General Assembly’s 2020 Regular Session. Just 60-days in

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Capitol Briefs 6 (2.17.20)

After crossover, work continues for the General Assembly and VADA. More Democratic bills are still alive in 2020 compared to the last 60-day session. Plus, read for an update on headline legislation and industry specific bills.   Session 2020, Issue 6 February 17, 2020 We are in the latter half of the General Assembly’s 2020

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Capitol Briefs 4 (2.03.20)

It appears safety inspections will remain. How frequently they’re required is to be determined.   Session 2020, Issue 4 February 3, 2020 Safety inspections For weeks now, your legislative team has been hard at work advocating that the Commonwealth keep annual inspections in place. To support our case, we have cited where other states experienced

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Capitol Briefs 5 (2.10.20)

Senate removes safety inspection repeal from omnibus transportation package. House considers legislation on vehicle emissions standards. Business-centric measures undergo review in both chambers.   Session 2020, Issue 5 February 10, 2020 It appears safety inspections will remain. How frequently they’re required is to be determined. For weeks now, your legislative team has been hard at

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Capitol Briefs 3 (1.27.20)

Session’s third week features successful Dealer Day plus continued efforts to maintain Virginia’s safety inspection program.   Session 2020, Issue 3 January 27, 2020 Last Wednesday, VADA held its annual Dealer Day at the Capitol event here in Richmond, and we are pleased to share it was a tremendous success. Thank you to those who traveled

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Capitol Briefs 2 (1.20.20)

A recap of session’s second week, legislative tracking to date, plus excitement for Dealer Day at the Capitol Wednesday, January 22. Session 2020, Issue 2 January 20, 2020 Greetings from VADA, We are two weeks through the General Assembly’s 2020 Regular Session, and there is excitement aplenty on Capitol Square. It was a noteworthy week

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Capitol Briefs 1 (1.12.20)

A new, historic year for the General Assembly — and an important one for VADA. Session 2020, Issue 1 January 12, 2020 Last Wednesday, January 8, the Virginia General Assembly began its 2020 Regular Session. For 60 days, a new slate of legislators—with Democratic majorities in the House, Senate, and Governor’s office for the first

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