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Local, state officials looking ahead to 'unique opportunity' with CVTC site

The News and Advance

What some people once thought might be impossible has been proven possible with the removal of $25 million in bonds for the Central Virginia Training Center...

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June 8, 2022

Five graduates of Lynchburg Drug Court celebrated

The News and Advance

Walker added while the program has put the graduates “on first base, you’ve got to get around the other bases to score here. But you’ve started the right process here.”


May 28, 2022

Earle-Sears urges Amherst voters to 'keep your eyes on the prize'

Amherst New Era Progress

Del. Wendell Walker, R-Lynchburg, attended and said in jest he came to hear the sermon from Earle-Sears.

“She’s a fireball, so buckle your seatbelts, ladies and gentlemen”...


May 24, 2022

Virginia lawmakers on Supreme Court Roe v. Wade draft leak


"For something like this news to be leaking out, this is unheard of. Unprecedented. It really concerns us as Americans because that's something we have, we still have integrity in our court system and Supreme Court," said Republican Delegate Wendell Walker.

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May 3, 2022

Youngkin sets 24-year high for first-year vetoes; still no budget


As Republicans, we feel that we have come as far as we can. Now the Democrats have to come and meet us at the halfway point," said Republican Del. Wendell Walker. Lawmakers said the other items in the budget are working themselves out...

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April 27, 2022

Virginia lawmakers divided over who would actually benefit from gas tax holiday


“What better time can you give relief than a time of inflation, when there is a lot of suffering and expenses that parents need help with,” said Walker.

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April 20, 2022

Lawmakers weigh in on new Virginia laws, discuss state budget


So, we have to make sure that we train them and teach them the right ways to go in life, and moral values is just as much a part of life as anything else," Walker said.

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April 13, 2022

Lynchburg-area legislators talk CVTC, workforce, gas prices and more at breakfast

The News and Advance

“And this was something that government really wants to see happen here in Virginia. It certainly gives us great opportunities as we're trying to train the future workforce.”


April 13, 2022

Governor Youngkin bans dangerous "Carolina Squat"

The News-Progress

SB 777 bans "Carolina squat" style modifications on Virginia highways by further specifying that, within the absolute minimum and maximum height ranges, the height of the front bumper is to be no more than four inches greater than the height of the rear bumper.


March 21, 2022

Governor, first lady present Altavista organization with Spirit of Virginia award

The News and Advance

The National Center for Healthy Veterans, at 980 Wards Road, is an organization that brings in veterans transitioning from life in the armed forces and gives them a place to work...


March 21, 2022

General Assembly heads for overtime as budget negotiations continue in Richmond


“This is always the frantic time of year, where everything comes down to a crunch,” said Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg). “And certainly, for one thing you need to do as a legislator is...

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March 11, 2022

Virginia Senate, House both propose budgets with differing views


"We're trying to listen to the voters and provide as much tax relief as we can. There again, when it comes out on the Senate side, you know, we hope that they will follow the governor's...

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February 25, 2022


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