The first few days of the 2018 General Assembly Session has been a whirlwind with a flurry of activity.
This weekend was the Inauguration for Governor Ralph Northam, Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, and Attorney General Mark Herring. In addition to the Inauguration, 17 new Delegates were sworn in last week and the new Speaker of the House, Kirk Cox, was elected. The House is now organized, and committee assignments have been made, view here.


VRF is tracking these bills to proactively represent and support the legislative interests of Virginia retailers on the local, State, and Federal levels.

As of January 1, 2018, all cigarette retailers in Virginia must have their Department of Taxation Cigarette Exemption Certificate (ST-10C) on file. In addition,

As of Today, Republicans still maintain a slim majority in the Virginia House of Delegates.

We would like to thank all of our members who came out for our Legislative Reception last night. 

It was a great event with a great turn out from elected officials. Special thanks to our event sponsors for their support.