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Visual: The Fate of 2017 Legislation

How did legislation fare in the 2017 General Assembly Session? VPAP's annual infographic highlights the number of bills that passed or failed, the percentage of...

March 10, 2017


Gifts Reported by Legislators

Fewer than half of the 140 General Assembly members reported accepting meals, gala tickets or other gifts valued at more than $50 in the last...

March 8, 2017


$10,000+ Donations to State PACs

The following state PACs reported receiving donations of $10,000 more since last Wednesday: $10,000 Virginia Senate Republican Caucus $10,000 Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus Under Virginia...

March 6, 2017


Democrats double up to challenge GOP incumbents

It's rare for more than one candidate to compete for the chance to run a long-shot campaign against a General Assembly incumbent from the other...

Feb. 25, 2017


Visual: How Representative Are Virginia's Representatives?

How similar are General Assembly members to Virginia as a whole in terms of race, gender, age, and education level? VPAP's new visual illustrates the...

Feb. 20, 2017


What beats a home-make cookie?

Please join us for an Open House  saluting the  VPAP Sunshine Caucus Featuring  Coffee & Homemade Cookies   Tuesday, February 21 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. 7th...

Feb. 19, 2017


Visual: House Subcommittee Partisanship

Republicans hold a two-thirds majority in the Virginia House of Delegates. With exception of the Rules Committee, House standing committees come close to reflecting this...

Feb. 10, 2017


McDonnell Legal Defense Fund

The Restoration Fund -- set up to raise money for former Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal defense -- reported raising $20,711 and spending $36,243 in the...

Feb. 9, 2017


New House Candidate

A new House of Delegates candidate has filed paperwork with the State Department of Elections. House District 21 Kelly Fowler is the second Democrat to announce...

Feb. 8, 2017


Partisanship of Close Votes

There have been 108 "close" floor votes so far during this year's General Assembly -- most of them along political party lines. VPAP has launched a...

Feb. 8, 2017