End of the 2017 Session

Dear friends: Empty walls where family photos and district maps once resided and hallways filled with boxes of memories and mementos from sessions past describe the final week of the 2017 General Assembly session. The current General Assembly building will be replaced, however, the move to our temporary office building has not hindered us from […]

Clergy and Law Enforcement Town Hall Meeting

  Delegate Torian, Prince William County Chief of Police Barry Bernard, and PWC NAACP Chapter President Karl Brower with the Prince William County National Coalition of 100 Black Women Delegate Torian addresses the Town Hall attendees at First Mount Zion Baptist Church ###

Torian Tours Spaceport Launch Facility

Delegates Torian and House Appropriations Members on an Eastern Regional Tour FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 23, 2016 Richmond, Va. –  22 members of the House Appropriations Committee toured Wallops Island Mid-Atlantic Spaceport Facility. Delegates also met with Treasury Secretary Rich Brown to discuss monthly revenue statistics and funding for Virginias’ aeronautical program. ###

Virginia’s New Budget Goes Into Effect

DELEGATE TORIAN UPDATES CONSTITUENTS ON RECENTLY PASSED BUDGET PRINC WILLIAM COUNTY, Va – On July 1st the Virginia General Assembly’s recently passed  budget  went into effect and Delegate Torian issued the following statement in an update to his constituents: “It is my hope that you and your family are enjoying another beautiful summer in Prince […]

Torian’s Child Care Bill Passes

DELEGATE TORIAN CUTS RED TAPE FOR HOME DAY CARE PROVIDERS RICHMOND, Va – Delegate Torian is pleased to report that his bill (HB 1209) clarifying current residential day care zoning regulations to allow local governments to approve with conditions or deny an applicant has passed the House of Delegates unanimously. “Early childhood care is critical […]

Torian Aims to Reform VA Ethics Law

By Quinn Castell Potomac Local RICHMOND, Va. – Among the flurry of ethics reform bills being proposed throughout the Virginia General Assembly is Senate Bill 212, which would remove Freedom of Information Act exemptions for legislators and their aides. The new FOIA bill, which is part of an ethics package authored by Sen. J. Chapman […]

Woody Evans of Cable Reports with Del Torian

Road, Rail Projects being eyed for Route 1

By Dan Roem, Prince William Times Published May 22,2013 If all goes to plan later this summer, the Virginia Department of Transportation is set to dole out another $1.6 million aimed at easing congestion along the Route 1 corridor through Dumfries. State Del. Luke Torian (D-52nd) explained during a phone interview on Monday that he […]

Torian Promotes School Safety Plan

RICHMOND, VA- Today, Delegate Luke Torian (D-Prince William) announced his support for Governor Bob McDonnell’s legislative package assembled as a result of the Taskforce on School and Campus Safety. Key legislation from the Taskforce includes a mandate to develop a critical incident response plan, to implement school safety audits, to increase cooperation between schools, local […]

Torian Expresses Relief over Redistricting

  RICHMOND, Va. – Speaker William Howell (R-Stafford) ruled that the Senate Amendments to HB 259 were not germane. As a result the Virginia General Assembly will not consider the newly created State Senate districts. Speaker Howell made his ruling because in his opinion HB 259 as amended would “stray dramatically from the legislation’s original […]