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  • General Assembly crossed over! What survived? General Assembly crossed over! Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter February 14, 2020 The last day to vote on bills originating in their own chamber was Wednesday. Because the House mostly discusses bills on their second reading, while the Senate discusses them on their third, it was a LONG night

  • Democratic majority making Virginians cry happy tears Democratic majority making Virginians cry happy tears! Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter February 7, 2020 It’s so great to watch the Democratic majority moving legislation along through the House and Senate that is so meaningful and so long-overdue, to help ordinary Virginians live better, safer, and more prosperous lives.

  • News and updates on week 4 in Richmond News and updates from week 4! Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter February 1, 2020 Lots of bills made their way out of subcommittees and committees this week, and up for floor votes. It’s been very exciting and we’re making so much progress on lots of issues that

  • Bills, bills, bills: What’s coming up week 4? Bills bills, bills: What’s up week 4? Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter January 26, 2020 As we’re starting to get closer to the crossover date (2/11) when each house has to finish work on their own bills, and take up bills that originated in the other house,

  • Excitement in Richmond during Week 3 of the General Assembly Week 3 excitement in Richmond! Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter January 24, 2020 The pace was frenetic this week, as bills moved through subcommittees and committees and on to floor votes. Committees meetings are scheduled before and after floor session every day. The first committees are

  • Third Week at the General Assembly: What’s Coming Up? Week 3: What’s on the docket? Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter Monday January 20, 2020 MLK Day, one of only two school holidays during the General Assembly session, is when citizens can take their kids to Richmond to watch our state government at work. It is

  • This week at the General Assembly: Majority matters! This week: majority matters! Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter This week in the General Assembly, Democrats find out that being in the majority is pretty darn fun! They took that majority for a ride, passing bills in both House and Senate that we’ve been waiting in some

  • What’s ahead this week in the General Assembly? What’s on the docket this week? Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter The General Assembly got under way last week, deciding on rules for how they would go about their business. Committee chairs, subchairs, and members have all been assigned. They got to work hearing bills, but this week

  • Women front and center in Richmond as GA session begins! Women leading the way in Richmond! Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter The 2020 General Assembly session gaveled in this Wednesday! Lots of changes with Democrats taking the majorities in both chambers. A new Speaker of the House and House Majority Leader, while the Senate Minority

  • General Assembly Pre-Filing Deadline is Today! Pre-Filing Deadline is Today! Virginia Progressive Legislative Alert Newsletter It’s been a quiet couple of weeks in the General Assembly, after the initial rush of bills filed the first day, but things are starting to pick up as we approach the pre-filing deadline (the day all bills must be