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February 22, 2021 | In the News · The Latest

VPM: Death Penalty Abolished by Virginia Legislature

The General Assembly has approved landmark legislation to abolish the death penalty in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Gov. Ralph Northam may sign the bill within a week. Opponents of the death penalty cite the high cost, the possibility of executing the innocent, and the disproportionate racial impact. Almost half of...

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February 5, 2021 | Press Releases · The Latest

Delegate Jones Passes Bill to Protect Ratepayers With Bipartisan Support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† CONTACT: Samson Signori 757-625-8989 [email protected] Delegate Jones Passes Bill to Protect Ratepayers With Bipartisan Support ~ HB 2200 passes House of Delegates by 63-47 vote, heads to Senate ~ Delegate...

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February 5, 2021 | Press Releases · The Latest

Delegate Jones Leads Fight to Abolish Death Penalty, Despite History of Longtime Opposition by Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† CONTACT: Samson Signori 757-625-8989 [email protected] Delegate Jones Leads Fight to Abolish Death Penalty, Despite History of Longtime Opposition by Attorney General¬† The Virginia House of Delegates today voted to...

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February 2, 2021 | The Latest

Augusta Free Press: Jones bill restoring SCC oversight of electric utilities passes House committee

Legislation aimed at holding utility monopolies accountable and protecting Virginia consumers is headed to the floor of the House of Delegates. HB 2200, introduced by Norfolk Democratic Del. Jay Jones, restores the State Corporation Commission’s oversight power to review the earnings and set the rates of investor-owned incumbent electric utilities.

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