Capitol Briefs

Meet Jay Jones, VA’s Democratic AG Candidate

Note: For our interview with Republican candidate Jason Miyares, click here. ‘Stepping up to meet the moment’ When we sat down to talk with Jay Jones about why the 32-year-old wants to be Virginia’s next attorney general, that was actually our first question: Why? Not that age should be a factor one way or the

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Meet Jason Miyares, VA’s Republican AG Candidate

Note: For our interview with Democratic candidate Jay Jones, click here. ‘Virginia needs a check and balance’ To get a message across bears repeating it, and during our interview with Republican attorney general candidate Jason Miyares, he hit on three points multiple times: Virginia’s one-party rule needs a check and balance. He’s tough on violent

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Capitol Briefs 2021 | Issue 6

Measures boosting EVs pass General Assembly More state funding urgently needed; class action lawsuits coming to Virginia? Session 2021, Issue 6 February 23, 2021 The General Assembly spent last week finishing up their work on bills in advance of the Monday, February 22 deadline for committees to complete their dockets. The remainder of the special session,

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Capitol Briefs 2021 | Issue 7

As General Assembly special session draws to a close, measures promoting EVs head to governor’s desk State budget does not include funding for EV rebate program Session 2021, Issue 7 March 1, 2021 The General Assembly completed its work for the 2021 session in the last hours of Saturday, Feb. 27, though the session officially

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Capitol Briefs 2022 | Issue 1

Back in Richmond with new faces and new issues impacting dealers Session 2022, Issue 1 January 17, 2022 Last Wednesday, January 12, the Virginia General Assembly began its 2022 Regular Session.  For the next 60 days, a new slate of legislators—with a Republican majority in the House and a Democratic majority in the Senate, and

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Capitol Briefs 2022 | Issue 3

Your Voice Matters: Dealers Push Warranty/Recall Fair Reimbursement Bill toward Success Session 2022, Issue 3 January 31, 2022 VADA had a busy and successful week. Our priority legislation HB 259 (Wyatt) that supports fair warranty/recall reimbursement passed out of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Tuesday with a 10-0 vote in support of the bill. The

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Capitol Briefs 2022 | Issue 4

Warranty/Recall Fair Reimbursement legislation backed by VADA unanimously passes House and Senate Session 2022, Issue 4 February 7, 2022 Greetings from VADA, The General Assembly is in full action as the session gets closer and closer to “crossover day” on February 15. “Crossover day” is where bills must advance through one chamber or the other

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Capitol Briefs 2022 | Issue 6

As General Assembly passes halfway point, budget and EV rebate in spotlight Session 2022, Issue 6 February 21, 2022 The Legislature experienced “Crossover Day” last week on Wednesday, February 16. This is the deadline for each Chamber to complete work on their own bills before the bills crossover to the other Chamber. Today, we are

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Capitol Briefs 2022 | Issue 7

Warranty/recall bill keeps on rolling to final passage, money for EV rebates not included in budget Session 2022, Issue 7 February 28, 2022 LISTEN to this week’s Capitol Briefs in our 7-minute podcast on: Apple | Google | Spotify | Stream online (no app required) Bills from each opposing Chamber are now being heard, and politics is

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Capitol Briefs 2022 | Issue 8

Warranty/recall bill and overtime legislation are on the road to the governor’s desk Session 2022, Issue 8 March 7, 2022 LISTEN to this week’s Capitol Briefs, featuring VADA VP of Legislative Affairs Ralston King, on: Apple | Google | Spotify | Stream online (no app required) The 2022 General Assembly session is on day 53 of 60.

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