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‘Collaborative’ legislative session ends with flurry of bills (access required)

Michael Busch

With most big ticket items passed days and weeks ago, the General Assembly session strolled to a close Monday night with a controversial "lockbox" bill and persistently pesky dog-bite bill dominating rhetoric in the State House in the final hours.

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General Assembly approves transportation funding ‘lockbox’ (access required)

House of Delegates

The House of Delegates voted 110-27 on Monday night to pass a bill that would make it more difficult for the governor and General Assembly to use money earmarked for transportation for non-transportation purposes.

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Proposed transportation funding ‘lockbox’ awaits House hearings (access required)

Legislation that would make it significantly more difficult for the governor and General Assembly to use transportation money for non-transportation purposes could be considered by two House of Delegates committees.

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Lengthy to-do list on final day of session (access required)

The big ticket items -- increasing the gas tax to pay for transportation projects, repealing the death penalty and increasing gun control -- are already resolved heading into the General Assembly's last day.

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