SENATE DEM LEADERSHIP SINE DIE STATEMENT

Richmond -- This afternoon, the Virginia General Assembly wrapped up the business of the 2020 regular legislative session. Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw (D-Fairfax) and Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Mamie E. Locke (D-Hampton) issued the following join…

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VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSES REDISTRICTING REFORM

Richmond -- This afternoon, the Virginia House of Delegates advanced Senator George Barker’s SJ18, which calls for an amendment to the Virginia Constitution establishing a bipartisan redistricting commission. Today’s vote means that the constitutional amendment has pass…

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REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROTECTION ACT CLEARS VIRGINIA HOUSE

Richmond — This afternoon, the Reproductive Health Protection Act cleared the Virginia House of Delegates. The omnibus package, made up of Senator Jennifer McClellan’s (D-Richmond) SB 733 and incorporating Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw’s (D-Fai…

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VIRGINIA VALUES ACT ADVANCES TO GOVERNOR'S DESK

Richmond — Today, Senate Democrats applaud the passage of the Virginia Values Act, an omnibus bill that tackles anti-discrimination. In November, Senate Democrats highlighted housing non-discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender …

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SENATE PASSES BUDGET WITH BROAD BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

Richmond – This evening, history was made as the first woman Chair of the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee presented the Senate budget. SB 29 and SB 30 were adopted with broad bipartisan support. Senate Finance and Appropriations Chair Janet How…

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