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DOWN-BALLOT DRAMA: 2017 GUIDE TO VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATE RACES

By JACK MOORE, WTOP

In addition to the high-profile race for governor and other statewide races, Virginia voters will be asked to weigh in on a flurry of competitive races farther down the ballot: House of Delegate seats are also up for grabs Tuesday. This election features more competitive House races than at any time in the past two decades, and analysts say the usually local, low-key races are shaping up to be an early barometer of the national political climate nearly a year into Donald Trump’s presidency.

VaNews November 4, 2017



LEFT-LANE DAWDLERS BILL MOVES FORWARD WITH LOWER FINE IN VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

By NICK VERSAW, Inside NOVA

Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants the General Assembly to reduce from $250 to $100 the fine in legislation that would punish motorists for driving too slowly in the left lane on Virginia highways. Under current Virginia law, driving in the left lane at less than the normal speed of traffic is illegal except when passing or when it is deemed “otherwise impractical,” but there is no fine for failing to obey the law. House Bill 2201, sponsored by a bipartisan team of legislators including Del. Israel O’Quinn, R-Bristol, Del. Kaye Kory, D-Falls Church, and Sen. Scott Surovell, D-Fairfax, would change that.

VaNews February 27, 2017



HOUSE APPROVES FINE FOR VIRGINIA'S LEFT-LANE DAWDLERS

By NICK VERSAW , VCU Capital News Service

The House of Delegates has approved a bill that would impose a mandatory $250 fine for driving too slowly in the left lane on highways. HB 2201 was introduced by Del. Israel O’Quinn, R-Bristol, and co-sponsored by Democrats Del. Kaye Kory of Falls Church and Sen. Scott Surovell of Fairfax to show bipartisan support for the measure.

VaNews February 2, 2017



10 BILLS TO WATCH

By MARK ROBINSON, Richmond Magazine

The 2017 Virginia General Assembly session convenes Wednesday at noon, meaning 140 lawmakers, dozens of lobbyists and countless residents will descend on Capitol Square over the next six weeks. In addition to considering amendments to the state's biennial budget, lawmakers will weigh policy changes to state law.

VaNews January 12, 2017



OFFER DRIVER’S LICENSES TO IMMIGRANTS, LAWMAKERS SAY

By CAPITOL NEWS SERVICE, Northern Virginia Daily

Two legislators from Northern Virginia want the state to provide driver’s licenses to qualified immigrants living in the commonwealth. Del. Kaye Kory of Falls Church and newly elected Sen. Scott Surovell of Mount Vernon – both Democrats – said their proposals would make driving in Virginia safer.

VaNews January 15, 2016



BUS CAMERA ISSUE COULD COME BACK UP IN CHESTERFIELD

By LOUIS LLOVIO, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Chesterfield County’s debate over school bus cameras could come back next year if legislation filed by a Northern Virginia delegate becomes law. Del. Kaye Kory, D-Fairfax, has introduced legislation that would allow localities to mail a summons to anyone caught on camera passing a stopped school bus, changing a law that now calls for those violations to be hand-delivered.

VaNews December 23, 2015



VA. ‘DREAM ACT’ BILL CLEARS HOUSE PANEL

By LAURA VOZZELLA, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Virginia’s version of the Dream Act cleared a House subcommittee Tuesday with unanimous, bipartisan support. The bill will allow undocumented students who graduate from commonwealth high schools to pay in-state tuition rates at Virginia colleges and universities. The bill was sponsored by Del. Thomas Davis Rust (R-Fairfax), with Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) listed as chief co-sponsor. Del. Kaye Kory (D-Fairfax) had a similar bill that was incorporated into Rust’s bill.

VaNews January 30, 2013



BILLS WOULD LET VA. SCHOOLS START BEFORE LABOR DAY

By KRISTEN SMITH, VCU Capital News Service

Lawmakers from across Virginia are pushing a half-dozen bills this legislative session to let public schools start classes before Labor Day. Delegate Kaye Kory, D-Falls Church, is among legislators sponsoring bills to repeal Virginia's "King's Dominion law," which prevents local schools from opening before Labor Day unless they get special permission from the state.

VaNews January 25, 2013



VIRGINIA LAWMAKER WANTS TO LET STUDENTS SLEEP IN

By RACHEL BAYE, Washington Examiner

A movement to push back school start times has made it to the Virginia legislature, where Del. Kaye Kory has introduced a bill requiring all Virginia public schools to start classes at 8 a.m. or later. "It is a real problem for people in Fairfax County that schools start so early," said Kory, who represents the county in the General Assembly and previously served as vice chairwoman of the county School Board.

VaNews January 21, 2013



DELEGATES EARN DUBIOUS SENSITIVITY CAUCUS AWARDS

By WESLEY P. HESTER, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

The House of Delegates' Sensitivity Caucus on Friday presented its annual awards to members, with Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, D-Henrico, earning the coveted "Pop-up Award" for speaking often, and at length, on other members' legislation.

VaNews March 10, 2012