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