Press Releases

  • Delegate Delaney Takes Legislative Focus on Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

    (CHANTILLY, VA) - Delegate Karrie Delaney has filed an impactful set of bills designed to expand protections and healthcare services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Delegate Delaney has worked with stakeholders from across the victims’ advocate and forensic nursing community and has responded with a package of comprehensive reforms that aim to make it easier for victims of violence to receive the justice they deserve. Her package includes an expansion of the definition of domestic violence, increased funding for medical costs incurred by survivors of sexual assault at a hospital, and new protocols for the treatment of sexual assault survivors in the Commonwealth’s hospitals.

  • Delegate Delaney Stands with Our Workers With Her 2020 Legislative Package

    (CHANTILLY, VA) - Earlier today, Delegate Karrie Delaney filed House Bill 547, a bill that would establish the Virginia Energy and Economy Transition Council. The Virginia Energy and Economy Transition Council will help transition the Commonwealth of Virginia from its dependency on fossil fuel usage and production to an economy that reflects our state’s transition away from these industries as we enter a green energy economy.

  • Delegate Delaney Tackles Transitioning Virginia to a Greener Tomorrow

    (CHANTILLY, VA) - Earlier today, Delegate Karrie Delaney filed House Bill 547, a bill that would establish the Virginia Energy and Economy Transition Council. The Virginia Energy and Economy Transition Council will help transition the Commonwealth of Virginia from its dependency on fossil fuel usage and production to an economy that reflects our state’s transition away from these industries as we enter a green energy economy.

  • Delegate Karrie Delaney Releases First Bills for 2020 Legislative Session

    (CHANTILLY, VA) - Delegate Karrie Delaney has filed her first comprehensive legislative package for the 2020 General Assembly Session. This first legislative package addresses a diverse set of issues from worker protections, green energy, supporting our veteran community, and education. This package from Delegate Delaney is a direct response to feedback from her district and relates to many of the issues that have been brought to her attention throughout her tenure as Delegate.

  • Virginia Law Makers Call for Toll Freeze for Federal Workers Commuting to Work Without Pay During Shutdown

    RICHMOND, Va. -- 15 members for the Virginia General Assembly are calling for toll relief for furloughed federal workers who are still commuting on Virginia toll roads to go to their unpaid jobs. Virginia is the 6th most affected state by the government shutdown, and also has some of the highest tolls in the Northern Virginia region.

  • Delegate Karrie Delaney Receives Behind-The-Scenes Look At Fairfax Westfields DMV

    CHANTILLY, Va. -  Delegate Karrie Delaney (D-67th), along with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Richard D. Holcomb, spent the afternoon of Wednesday, November 28 visiting DMV’s Fairfax Westfields Customer Service Center. Delegate Delaney received an in-depth look at DMV operations and visited with constituents.​

  • Delegate Karrie Delaney Takes On The Silence Of Child Abuse In Places Of Worship

    CHANTILLY, Va. -- Virginia House Delegate Karrie Delaney is leading an effort to protect children in the Commonwealth of Virginia by introducing legislation that requires members of the Clergy to report child abuse to authorities.

  • Delegate Delaney Takes Legislative Action After Devastating Apartment Fire

    CHANTILLY, Va. -- In response to a fire that displaced 125 senior residents and destroyed 75 apartments in the 67th House District, Delegate Karrie Delaney has filed House Bill 1660, which aims to better inform renters of the risks of not having renter's insurance.

  • Fairfax And Loudoun County State Legislators Urge School Boards To Increase Time Dedicated To Recess In Elementary Schools

    Chantilly, Va.- State Legislators, representing both Loudoun and FairfaxCounty released a letter of support to their respective School Boards, urging them to take advantage of House Bill 1419/Senate Bill 273 which would allow local school boards to exercise their discretion in setting their schedules for the upcoming school years and increasing the amount of time dedicated to unstructured recreational time or recess. 

  • Karrie Delaney Wins Race for Virginia's 67th House District

    CHANTILLY, Va.- This evening community leader and Delegate Elect, Karrie Delaney, released the following statement after winning the race for Virginia's 67th House District:

    " I am humbled to be elected to serve the people of Virginia's 67th District and honored that the voters share my vision to rise above partisan politics in Richmond to find real solutions for the people of Northern Virginia."