This informational forum is where legislators and other non-profit organizations talk about pending legislation and issues of concern.
Meetings traditionally have been held on Capitol Square at the General Assembly Building. See the LWV-VA Calendar Tab for 2016 WLRT dates and location. Below are past reports from each week's WLRT meeting and other information, organized by General Assembly Session year. Reports from years before 2012 are included in the Archives sub-section of this page. League positions on legislation, if any, are included in the Action/Advocacy section of this website. To learn more about the roundtable, read LWV-VA's brochure.
In preparation for the WLRTs, the LWV-VA holds an annual Pre-Session Women's Legislative Roundtable early in December, preceding the following year's General Assembly Session, to provide a look ahead at the anticipated issues that will arise. Networking with activists and many advocacy groups is one of the top reasons given for attending. A full morning of five-minute power speeches from issue experts who have been on the front lines during General Assembly sessions will preview, predict, and prepare League members and others for action in January.
Brian Moran, Virginia's Secretary for Public Safety and Homeland Security, and members of his staff, with be the keynote speaker at the luncheon, talking on the subject of Criminal Justice Reforms in Virginia." This topic is of special interest to our members who have been instrumental in this area for some time.
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