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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin outraised her opponent in the final reporting period before the Democratic primary for House of Delegates.
Sally Hudson, however, maintains a significant lead in the monetary race for the 57th District seat, according to recently released campaign finance reports.
Meanwhile, in the 17th Senate District, incumbent Republican Sen. Bryce Reeves, R-Spotsylvania, is vastly outraising his primary opponent, Rich Breeden
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.