End of June Update

End of June Update

Dear Friend, The end of June is here and summer is in full swing. In just a few days time, we will once again have the opportunity to celebrate our nation’s independence. I am often reminded at this time of the men and women I served with the Air Force who made the...

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Important State Budget Update

Important State Budget Update

Dear Friend, On Friday, the House and Senate met in Richmond to continue our work on the state budget. As you remember from my recent email on this subject, the legislature passed a compromise budget on June 1st that contained $4 billion in tax cuts for Virginians. In...

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General Assembly Adopts State Budget

General Assembly Adopts State Budget

On Wednesday, the House and Senate returned to the Capitol to continue our work on the biennial state budget. You will recall that we adjourned the regular session in March without a budget, and that a small team of budget negotiators known as conferees have worked to...

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Reconvene Session Udpate

Reconvene Session Udpate

Dear Friend, On Wednesday, the General Assembly met for close to eight hours in Richmond for our constitutionally required Reconvene Session. The lengthy day was separate from the ongoing Special Session wherein legislators are seeking to finish work on the state...

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Richmond Report: Week 9

Richmond Report: Week 9

The General Assembly adjourned sine die this past Saturday, March 12th. For the past 60 days, the House and Senate both have been working through legislation covering a wide range of topics. Unfortunately, work on the budget was not completed on time and will...

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Richmond Report: Week 8

Richmond Report: Week 8

Dear Friend, With just one week left in the legislative session, the General Assembly is working diligently to ensure our tasks are completed on time. This coming Monday will be the last day for committees to meet, with the rest of time being allotted to working out...

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Richmond Report: Week 7

Richmond Report: Week 7

With Crossover behind us, the House turned its attention to the state budget. I’ve dedicated this week’s e-newsletter to detailing how the budget works and what is in this year’s budget. I hope you’ll find this information useful and informative. HOW THE BUDGET WORKS...

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2022 Crossover Bill List

2022 Crossover Bill List

Note: bill status current as of 2/17/22. For up to date information, visit lis.virginia.gov. EDUCATION HB 4 School principals; incident reports. Requires that school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense...

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Richmond Report: Week 6

Richmond Report: Week 6

Dear Friend, Tuesday, February 15th marked Crossover here in Richmond. Crossover is the midpoint of the legislative session by which each chamber must finish work on their own bills so that they may ‘crossover’ to the other chamber for consideration. Bills that pass...

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Richmond Report: Week 5

Richmond Report: Week 5

Dear Friend, Next week the General Assembly will arrive at Crossover, the midpoint of the legislative session where both the House and Senate must complete their own work so that it may ‘crossover’ to the other body for consideration. As such, all Delegates have been...

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