Virginia General Assembly Passes Most Progressive Budget in Commonwealth’s History

RICHMOND—The General Assembly passed the FY2021-2022 budget, which makes significant investments today in education, the workforce, and affordable healthcare. At the same time, the budget promotes fiscal responsibility by depositing substantial “rainy day” and reserve funds to support Virginians tomorrow.  The final budget report was released by the General Assembly’s Read more…

VA House Dems Celebrate Historic Legislative Accomplishments

RICHMOND—The new Virginia House Democratic majority is celebrating a historic legislative session. Democrats have passed new legislation tackling vital issues such as strengthening gun violence prevention, raising the minimum wage, widening protections for the LGBTQ+ community, expanding access to voting, protecting the environment, decriminalizing marijuana use, and repealing racially discriminatory Read more…