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Hugo’s bill to allow for more apprenticeships passes the House

Del. Tim Hugo’s legislation (HB1233), which makes it easier for Virginians to receive training in high-demand trades, passed the House by a vote of 52-48 on Monday and will now head to the Senate. 

Virginia enacts first sex trafficking law

The Kids Are Not For Sale in Virginia Coalition held a joint press conference on Wednesday with Delegate Tim Hugo and Senator Mark Obenshain in Richmond to officially announce the enactment of HB 1964 and SB 1188, establishing Virginia’s first standalone sex trafficking law.

Unanimous support for Del. Tim Hugo’s higher education transparency legislation

Earlier this week, HB1980, introduced by Delegate Tim Hugo (R-40), was unanimously passed out of the House Education Subcommittee on Higher Education.

10th District Congressman Frank Wolf announces retirement

Frank Wolf, whose congressional district stretches from the Washington, D.C., suburbs to the Northern Shenandoah Valley, will not run for re-election in 2014. The news means there will be an interesting and competitive race for the seat held by the Republican since 1980.

Bill would impose tougher penalties on sex trafficking

Del. Tim Hugo (R-40th) introduced HB 1606 in a joint press conference on Tuesday. Joining him were Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Secretary of the Commonwealth Janet Kelly, Human Trafficking Survivor Holly Austin Smith, Holly Coy of the Virginia Interfaith Center, and other legislators sponsoring additional sex trafficking bills.

Legislators push autism bills

A pair of House Republicans are pushing for extended coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders for children ages 2 to 6 years old affected by it. Dels. Tag Greason, R-Loudoun, and Tim Hugo, R-Fairfax, are patroning bills as part of the package. Greason’s HB 2467 would extend private-sector insurance coverage for […]