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Some of the new motor vehicle laws that took effect July 1 in Virginia

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles explain some of the new laws including the removal of certain provisions allowing a person’s driving privilege to be suspended or revoked.

Sens. Warner and Kaine push for Senate vote on DC statehood

U.S. Senators from Virginia Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released the following statement upon House passage of legislation to make D.C. the 51st state:

Alexandria and Fairfax DMV offices to open next Monday, June 22

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reports that the agency is continuing to safely reopen customer service centers for specific services by appointment-only. Another four locations will reopen on June 22.

DOC aims to test all inmates for Covid-19

Virginia Department of Corrections says it is aggressively testing incarcerated offenders for COVID-19. While the nationwide struggle to adequately test for the coronavirus continues, the Virginia DOC has already tested more than one-third of the state’s approximately 29,000 offenders. Most offenders being tested have no symptoms; the DOC is conducting point prevalence testing to catch cases before there are any symptoms.

Va. utility non-disconnect policy ends June 15; Dominion asks SCC to extend to Oct. 14

Dominion Energy Virginia is asking State Corporation Commission regulators to OK a four-month extension of its “no disconnection” policy. The electric utility is expanding assistance to Virginia customers facing hardship, offering a more generous payment plan and new direct assistance, while the pandemic continues to impact millions of Americans across the country.

PWC Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy announces bid for Governor of Virginia

“Growing up, my family faced challenges — many of the same challenges Virginians face today. Back then, I was taught by my grandmother ‘If you have it, you have to give it.’ I’m ready to give my all to Virginians — that’s why I’m running for governor."

GOP asks Northam not to leave Northern Va. behind

Five NOVA GOP leaders issued a joint statement Wednesday evening, calling on Governor Ralph Northam to include the region in Virginia's "Phase One" reopening.

Virginia DOC steps up COVID-19 Testing of Inmates

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will send staff today, April 20, to Virginia Dept. of Corrections facilities to assist with increased testing of all offenders and all staff.

Virginia SCC extends ban on utility service disconnects until June 14

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) is extending by 30 days a suspension on utility service disconnections it ordered on March 16, 2020. The order prohibited disconnections of electricity, gas, water and sewer utility services during the coronavirus public health emergency.

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