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Progressive and labor groups from across the Commonwealth host a forum with candidates Ralph Northam and Tom Perriello to discuss Virginia's 2017 Governor's race in Arlington, VA.

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Lawmakers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia introduced, killed and passed hundreds of pieces of legislation during the 2018 General Assembly Session.

As a result, Governor Ralph Northam has signed hundreds of changes to Virginia’s laws that went  into effect on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Changes to Virginia’s new laws include Absentee voting, Criminal offenses, education, firearms, Mental health services, Housing, Sexual Harassment Training, Social Services and Trade and Commerce, to name a few.

View a summary of changes to Virginia’s laws prepared by the staff of the Division of Legislative Services here.

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Over 800 New Laws Went Into Effect in Virginia on July 1, 2018  was originally published on kissrichmond.com