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Gov. Northam Ceremonially Signs HB 1753 to Honor Wesley Lipicky

May 13, 2019Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, VA- On May 13, Delegate Sickles recognized and memorialized Wesley Charles Lipicky, a nine year old boy killed in a tragic school accident one year ago this month. HB 1753 was ceremonially signed into law at the Franconia Firehouse by Governor Ralph Northam. The bill’s provisions, if followed by school divisions across the Commonwealth, will prevent another such accident from ever occurring.

 

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Virginia Anytime Fare Released by DRPT

May 6, 2019Press Release

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Budget negotiating teams set as Virginia Senate names conferees

March 1, 2018News Clip

The lineups are finally set for the budget playoffs to begin.

On Wednesday, the Senate named its seven members on the conference committee to negotiate a bridge over what Majority Leader Tommy Norment, R-James City, has described as a $600 million “chasm” between its budget proposal and the one adopted by the House of Delegates.

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RTD Exclusive: The firewall against Medicaid expansion has fallen in the Virginia House of Delegates, budget proposal shows

February 18, 2018News Clip

The firewall against Medicaid expansion has fallen in the Virginia House of Delegates.

The House Appropriations Committee on Sunday will consider a proposed two-year budget that includes extending Medicaid coverage to more than 300,000 uninsured Virginians under the Affordable Care Act and using the savings to pay for a blockbuster higher education initiative in Northern Virginia, a big infusion of cash into K-12 and early childhood programs, and a targeted expansion of raises for public employees.

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On 25th Anniversary of FMLA, House Dems Re-Commit to Fight for Paid Family Leave

February 5, 2018Press Release

RICHMOND, Va. – On the 25th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, Virginia House Democrats today re-committed to the fight for paid family leave.

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