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Hudson introduces bill removing limits on city councilor pay

By NOLAN STOUT, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Freshman Del. Sally Hudson, D-Charlottesville, has filed legislation that would remove salary limits for city councils, a measure her predecessor opposed. Hudson’s House Bill 1108 also would indirectly remove limits on salaries for elected city school boards.

VaNews January 20, 2020

Legislators talk initiatives for 2020 session at UVa

By NOLAN STOUT, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Three Central Virginia legislators met with constituents on Thursday to outline some of the initiatives they plan to tackle in the upcoming General Assembly session. Del.-elect Sally Hudson, D-Charlottesville, and Sens. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, and Bryce Reeves, R-Spotsylvania, spoke at a legislative session at the University of Virginia.

VaNews December 20, 2019

Hudson, supervisors discuss priorities for upcoming session

By ALLISON WRABEL, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Democratic delegate-elect Sally Hudson met with the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday to discuss county legislative priorities for the 2020 session. Both Hudson and the board want local governments to have more authority and control on specific issues, such as monuments.

VaNews December 12, 2019

Hudson addresses gun rights, monuments at first town hall

By TYLER HAMMEL, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Delegate-elect Sally Hudson outlined her upcoming legislative priorities at an intimate town hall meeting in Fifeville Tuesday. Hudson, an incoming freshman Democrat, will represent the 57th district when the 2020 legislative session starts on Jan. 8. She is replacing Del. David J. Toscano, D-Charlottesville,

VaNews December 4, 2019

Hudson's planned statues bill could be among several challenging Dillon rule

By TYLER HAMMEL, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

A long-guiding judicial precedent is expected to face challenges in the coming Virginia General Assembly session following a “blue wave” election that saw Democrats obtain the majority in both chambers for the first time in over a decade. Democrats are expected to push harder for bills that died in committee in recent sessions, such as a measure that would allow localities to remove war memorials. The bills are expected to emphasize home rule, which grants localities the power to enact a range of laws they see fit.

VaNews November 28, 2019

With pipeline money in question, Albemarle seeks $15M from state for Biscuit Run Park

By ALLISON WRABEL, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Albemarle County is asking the state for $15 million over three years to help fund Biscuit Run Park. County staff and the Board of Supervisors on Thursday presented the county’s legislative priorities for the 2020 General Assembly session to state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath; Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle; and Del. David J. Toscano, D-Charlottesville.

VaNews September 6, 2019

‘Progressive energy:’ Hudson, Payne wins signal generational shift

By LISA PROVENCE, Cville Weekly

In the end, the 57th District race pitting a millennial and a baby boomer for the open House of Delegates seat wasn’t even close. Thirty-year-old Sally Hudson crushed two-term City Councilor Kathy Galvin with 66 percent of the vote in the June 11 primary.

VaNews June 18, 2019

Hudson wins nod for 57th in landslide

By TYLER HAMMEL, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

University of Virginia professor Sally Hudson easily trounced Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin on Tuesday, securing the Democratic nomination for the 57th District seat in the House of Delegates.

VaNews June 12, 2019

As Toscano departs, Democrats battle over who is best fit to represent liberal Charlottesville district

By C. SUAREZ ROJAS, Richmond Times-Dispatch (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

With Del. David Toscano, D-Charlottesville, the former House minority leader, retiring, voters in the reliably Democratic 57th District are likely to elect their next member of the House of Delegates in Tuesday’s primary between University of Virginia professor Sally Hudson and City Councilor Kathy Galvin.

VaNews June 10, 2019

After 25 years of service, Toscano says he’s not done yet

By CHARLOTTE RENE WOODS, Charlottesville Tomorrow

Del. David J. Toscano, D-57th, is stepping back from state politics for now, but he’s in no way a retired man. “One of the things that’s really hilarious is that people think that I’m retiring,” the former House minority leader said. “I’m retiring from the General Assembly, but I’m not retiring from my law practice,” Buck, Toscano, & Tereskerz in Charlottesville. He is also writing a book.

VaNews May 20, 2019