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October 2, 2021

Some in community push for unifying Lynchburg under single House, Senate districts

The News and Advance

Walker said he is committed to serving the constituents in his district, and whether he represents three localities or one is up to the people. “Regarding what I think or what I want...


August 26, 2021

Youngkin stumps in Lynchburg, condemns Biden's handling of Afghanistan withdrawal

The News and Advance

Del. Kathy Byron, R-Bedford County, attended along with state senators representing the Lynchburg area, Steve Newman and Mark Peake, and Del. Wendell Walker, R-Lynchburg...

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July 26, 2021

Lynchburg Legislative Delegation seeks funding for city’s aging combined sewer overflow system


“The rate payers in Lynchburg have really paid the brunt of this problem,” Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg) says. “They have some of the highest water rates in the entire state of Virginia.”...


June 30, 2021

DMV Announces New Laws of Interest to Customers Effective July 1

The Roanoke Star

Patroned by Delegate Wendell Walker, House Bill 1796 removes the issuance fee for the retired National Guard license plate for retired members of the Virginia National Guard...


June 15, 2021

Petition to elect school board members in Lynchburg gains steam

The News and Advance


February 4, 2021

Bill to provide funds to schools for needed repairs headed to Virginia House


"I think there's needs out there, there's no question there," said Walker. "It's a matter of priority of spending. That's what we hear as far as legislators try to determine those priorities...

Virginia delegates talk priorities for upcoming session


Republican Delegate Wendall Walker with the 23rd district says he is excited to take citizen's concerns straight to the people who can make a difference. He says he is putting in several bills...

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January 11, 2021

Local delegates say a proposed redistricting amendment is a win


 Republican Wendell Walker, who represents Virginia’s 23rd District in the House of Delegates, said it will help keep things fair. “By leveling the playing field and allowing a more bipartisan...


September 16, 2020

Bausch + Lomb to invest more than $35M in Lynchburg, create 79 jobs

The News and Advance

Del. Wendell Walker, R-Lynchburg, said the expansion is exciting news to the Lynchburg area, especially amid uncertain times. “Any time a business expands, wherever they are...


July 8, 2020

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January 30, 2020

Virginia becomes center of national gun debate; House, Senate pass gun control bills


"We're not gonna sacrifice or give up our freedoms and liberties and have our Second Amendment violated," said Republican Del. Wendell Walker. "No! I think now is the time to rally...


January 15, 2020

Lynchburg City Council votes down Second Amendment resolution

Richmond Times-Dispatch

Despite concerns voiced by more than 100 Lynchburg residents during a marathon meeting that lasted until 2 a.m. Wednesday morning, the Lynchburg City Council voted not...

Republicans win Lynchburg-area House races

The News and Advance

Walker campaigned as an advocate for the Second Amendment and religious liberty while strongly opposing abortion and new taxes. He will succeed Del. Scott Garrett, R-Lynchburg, who...


November 5, 2019


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