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VaNews for 2019 House of Delegates - District 19 - Regular General

Bedford delegates share thoughts on legislative session

By SHANNON KEITH, News & Advance (Metered Paywall - 18 articles a month)

Bedford County representatives in Virginia’s House of Delegates assured Bedford residents they were “fighting for you” during the state General Assembly’s recent session in Richmond. Delegates Scott Garrett, R-Lynchburg; Kathy Byron, R-Bedford County; and Terry Austin, R-Botetourt County, discussed Interstate 81 improvements, tax conformity and healthcare legislation Wednesday morning

VaNews May 2, 2019

Governor, Western Virginia lawmakers back tolls to fix I-81

By JEFF STURGEON, Roanoke Times (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Gov. Ralph Northam came out Tuesday in favor of charging tolls on Interstate 81 to fund $2.2 billion in proposed safety and reliability improvements on the Western Virginia interstate built in the 1960s. Northam and key regional lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to begin to tackle I-81’s longstanding issues in Virginia,

VaNews January 9, 2019