General Assembly Session Update: Week 6

The General Assembly is beginning to wrap up its special session. Monday, February 22, is the last day for House committees to act on bills referred to them. After that, the full chambers will have one week to complete their legislative duties. We have already made...

General Assembly Session Update: Week 5

The General Assembly formally convened for Special Session 2021 this past Wednesday. This Special Session is intended to run through the end of the month, giving us time to act on all remaining bills and complete work on Virginia’s amended 2020-2022 operating budget....

General Assembly Session Update: Week 4

This was “crossover” week in the Virginia General Assembly: the deadline for each chamber to complete work on its own bills. The House of Delegates met this deadline, passing a set of priorities that will help to build a better Virginia, including: protecting families...

General Assembly Session Update: Week 3

Things are moving along quickly during this short session of the General Assembly. Yesterday was the deadline for bills to be referred to the House Appropriations Committee. Looking ahead, the House of Delegates aims to complete all work – not including the amended...

General Assembly Session Update: Week 2

During this first full week of the 2021 Session we honored Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and celebrated the inauguration of a new President and Vice President of the United States. It is a hopeful time in Virginia and across the country as your General Assembly gets to...