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Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:10 AM

Anti-toll task force for Downtown, Midtown tunnels gaining support


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 8:51 AM

Tunnel toll bill heads to subcommittee vote


Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:44 PM

New task force forms to find ways to rid of Downtown, Midtown tunnel tolls


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 11:32 AM

Hampton Roads lawmaker proposes legalizing marijuana in Virginia


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 9:56 AM

Delegate introduced bill to legalize marijuana in Virginia


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 8:49 PM

Delegate Heretick: Legalize Marijuana in VA

"The time has come for adults to have the freedom to decide for themselves whether or not to consume marijuana in the privacy of their homes," said Delegate Heretick.


Friday, January 4, 2019 6:14 PM

Join Delegate Heretick for Legislative Sendoff Sunday Jan 6th

The General Assembly session starts Wednesday! Please join Delegate Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth/Norfolk) at the Bier Garden located at 438 High Street on Sunday January 6th from 4:00PM-5:30PM for a meet and greet. The event will be FREE and is a good opportunity to speak with your Delegate before he heads back to Richmond to work for you in the upcoming General Assembly Session!


Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:15 AM

Delegate Heretick Draws Attention his Redistricting Reform Bill HJ582

Delegate Heretick has introduced HJ582 to implement non-partisan independent redistricting reform in Virginia.  Contact your legislators today and ask them to co-sponsor this bill. It's time to put an end to gerrymandering once and for all!


Thursday, October 11, 2018 3:21 AM

Stand with Delegate Heretick on October 21st

Delegate Steve Heretick will be hosting a fundraising reception on Sunday October 21st at Rajput Indian Restaurant in Suffolk (5860 Harbour View Blvd, A-1). The event is from 5:30-6:30 with food and drinks provided with a VIP Reception from 5:00-5:30.  To purchase tickets CLICK HERE.


Thursday, October 11, 2018 2:58 AM

Heretick Fundraiser Postponed Due to Hurricane Michael

The fundraising reception scheduled for October 12th has been postponed to October 21st from 5:30PM-6:30PM (VIP Reception 5:00-5:30) due to the potential flooding and other damage from Hurricane Michael. The event will be held at Rajput Indian Restaurant in Suffolk. To purchase tickets CLICK HERE.


Thursday, August 30, 2018 3:00 PM

Delegate Heretick Rails Against 'Corrupt' Gerrymandering

VA Democratic Delegate Steve Heretick rails against proposed gerrymandering by his own caucus' leadership. Delegate Heretick has introduced HJ582 which would establish a bi-partisan redistricting commission and prohibit the use of race, incumbency, and voting data in drawing legislative districts.


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 12:00 AM

Delegate Heretick Pre-files Redistricting Reform Bill

Delegate Steve Heretick is once again standing up for independent non-partisan redistricting reform. HJ582 is a constitutional amendment protecting the current constitutional standards on population equality, compactness, and contiguity and adds additional standards to minimize splits of localities and to prohibit consideration of incumbency and political data.


Thursday, June 14, 2018 9:14 PM

Portsmouth delegate plans to utilize ODU study to fight for toll relief


Saturday, March 10, 2018 11:00 PM

General Assembly adjourns 60-day session without a budget, special session comes next


Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:00 AM

Compromise sets gas tax floor at 2013 level in Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia


Thursday, February 8, 2018 11:30 PM

Electric utility regulation bill advances in both chambers


Thursday, February 8, 2018 9:00 AM

Equality Virginia’s Day of Action brought LGBTQ people face-to-face with lawmakers


Wednesday, February 7, 2018 9:00 AM

2018 - VCTA Cable Reports - Norfolk Delegation


Thursday, February 1, 2018 9:32 AM

2018 - VCTA Cable Reports - Portsmouth - Del. Heretick


Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:00 AM

State, local leaders push for study that could pave the way for toll relief


Monday, January 29, 2018 12:00 AM

Virginia Senate Republicans Kill Bill to Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana


Friday, January 26, 2018 12:00 AM

For understaffed Hampton Roads Regional Jail, help could be on the way


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 12:00 AM

House panel defeats bill to decriminalize simple possession of marijuana


Monday, January 22, 2018 12:00 AM

Disappointed by proposed bill, marijuana law reform advocates refocus agenda


Saturday, January 20, 2018 12:00 AM

Virginia may raise felony threshold for first time since 1980


Friday, January 5, 2018 8:00 PM

A new session for General Assembly


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 4:23 PM

Campaign Kick-Off March 9th


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 7:01 AM

Editorial: A blight removed from City Hall at last


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:15 AM

VCTA Cable Reports with Sen. Spruill, Del. Heretick, Del. Hester, and Del. Lindsey


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 6:35 PM

For the first time ever, Norfolk council decides to write down its rules


Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:27 AM

Delegate Heretick Gives Update on General Assembly Session


Monday, February 6, 2017 1:31 PM

Delegate Heretick’s Bill to Remove Corrupt Officials Advances

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill proposed by Delegate Stephen E. Heretick (D-Portsmouth) that would automatically suspend any local or constitutional officer convicted of a felony.  On Monday morning, House Bill 2364 passed the House 95-1 and now heads to the Senate. 


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:32 PM

Del. Heretick's Bill could lead to suspension of Norfolk Treasurer Anthony Burfoot, future convicted officials


Monday, January 16, 2017 7:04 AM

Bill in Virginia General Assembly aims to avoid another Anthony Burfoot situation


Saturday, December 31, 2016 5:12 PM

Del. Steve Heretick Congratulates NNS on 130 Years


Thursday, December 22, 2016 9:00 AM

Is the battle to keep the Sports Hall of Fame in Portsmouth worth fighting?


Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:00 AM

Portsmouth council members criticize planned location of trash transfer station


Monday, November 28, 2016 9:00 AM

Roger Chesley: Grand deal for state is less so for port city


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 8:58 AM

Portsmouth Councilman Danny Meeks resigns a month before term ends


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 8:30 AM

Port terminal's new lease will cost Portsmouth millions, city attorney says


Sunday, November 13, 2016 9:00 AM

John Rowe: Forging Portsmouth's Future


Tuesday, November 8, 2016 9:53 PM

John Rowe defeats Mayor Kenny Wright in Portsmouth, promises change


Wednesday, June 8, 2016 10:00 AM

Norcom girls claim Group 3A track title, trophy


Tuesday, May 31, 2016 10:00 AM

Del. Steve Heretick tops state House Democrats in pro-gun voting


Tuesday, May 3, 2016 11:50 PM

With quick win, Kenny Alexander will be Norfolk's first new mayor in 22 years


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:35 PM

Del. Steve Heretick Speaks on Protecting War Memorials


Saturday, March 26, 2016 12:00 AM

After mass exodus, Portsmouth has highest employee vacancies in Hampton Roads


Thursday, February 11, 2016 8:35 AM

Del. Steve Heretick Speaks in Favor of Tolling Reform


Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:50 AM

State delegation tells Portsmouth Council to temper toll reduction goals

Del. Heretick, upon taking office in January, introduced HR73 a study to reduce or eliminate the tolls.  The VA Department of Transportation is now studying the matter with a report due back by October 1, 2016.


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