The House of Delegates and the Senate have each released their proposed budgets for the next two years.
The House of Delegates and the Senate are out with budget bills for both the current and upcoming biennia.
Both Republican-controlled chambers are promoting their bills as conservative and sustainable spending plans.
During budget presentations Sunday (2/21), Senate Majority Leader and Finance Committee co-chair, Tommy Norment, said the smaller groups took their time deliberating how to best use state dollars.
The House of Delegates also reigned in the governor’s proposals slashing medicaid expansion, while providing additional dollars for education investment.
Two bills focused on allowing home-schooled children to perform in public school sports systems are under consideration in the General Assembly.
Crossover in the General Assembly brings focus to charter schools, the barter economy, and ethics as the Assembly enters the second half of its session.
A bill to allow all Virginia law enforcement officers’s names to be withheld from the public would be the first of its kind in the country.