House Democrats Stand with Parkland Students in March for Our Lives Events Around the Commonwealth

RICHMOND, VA – Today, Members of the House Democratic Caucus took part in the March For Our Lives events across Virginia. Americans across the nation marched in support of survivors of gun violence and demanded action from legislators.   Delegates Schuyler Vanvalkenburg and Debra Rodman joined the march in Richmond. Rodman called out House Republican inaction on Read more…

Virginia House Dems’ Statement on Gov. Ralph Northam’s Budget

RICHMOND, Va.- House Democratic Leader David J. Toscano and Caucus Chair Charniele Herring today issued the following statement praising Governor Northam’s proposed budget:   “The proposed budget is the budget Virginia voters voted for last fall and deserve. It includes major investments in education and job creation. It provides Medicaid expansion in the most simple Read more…

House Republicans Continue to Avoid Discussions on Gun Safety; Blame Mass Shootings and Gun Violence on Video Games and Welfare State

RICHMOND, Va. – House Democratic Leader David J. Toscano today issued the following statement expressing disappointment with remarks made by House Republican leadership on the gun violence crisis:   “The remarks made today by House Republicans, who continue to be unwilling to discuss reasonable gun safety initiatives, were deeply disappointing. Delegate Nick Freitas continued the Read more…