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Local legislators receive scores from environmental watchdog group

Local legislators receive scores from environmental watchdog group

An environmental conservation watchdog group scored the voting records of local legislators in its annual report.

The Virginia League of Conservation Voters scores delegates and senators every year based on how they vote on legislation the conservation group considers favorable or unfavorable to the environment during the General Assembly session.

Tidewater area legislators Del. Chris Peace; R-Hanover, Del. Keith Hodges; R-Urbanna and Sen. Tommy Norment; R-James City, all received 60 percent or below, according to the group’s report.

Norment received 60 percent, a two percent increase from his score from the previous year.

Both Peace and Hodges’ scores fell...

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