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Commonwealth's Counties

General Assembly in full swing means Capitol Contact in your inbox


It’s been a fast and furious start to the General Assembly Session here at VACo. Our Legislative Team has worked hard advocating on a slew of issues affecting counties.

We’ve chronicled these issues in a half dozen Capitol Contacts over the past couple of weeks. Capitol Contact is VACo’s legislative bulletin that is published at least twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday when the General Assembly is in session.

Here are the latest Capitol Contacts.

January 30, 2015: ALERT! VACo opposes major changes to local government grievance procedures
January 29, 2015: Bill legalizing cultivation of industrial hemp advances
January 29, 2015: ALERT! VACo supports election equipment funding proposal
January 27, 2015: VACo opposes major changes to Local Government Grievance procedures
January 27, 2015: ALERT! VACo opposes bill requiring preliminary approval of rezoning requests by staff
January 22, 2015: VACo tackles several troublesome local tax bills
January 20, 2015: Bill would waive stormwater fees for religious and nonprofit organizations
January 15, 2015: Governor McAuliffe touts economic development during State of Commonwealth Address
January 13, 2015: 2015 General Assembly set to convene; look for Capitol Contact on Tuesdays and Thursdays

VACo members, if you aren’t receiving Capitol Contact, please email Gage Harter at to be added to the distribution list.

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