Virginia House Democrats Usher in
Sweeping Expansions to Voting Rights
Loving v. Virginia Anniversary Highlights Need to Update Acts of Assembly
Racially discriminatory language will soon be repealed from Commonwealth legal code
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Virginia Laws Empowering and Protecting Women Will Soon Take Effect
RICHMOND, VA—House Democrats usher in new legislation aiding the women and girls of Virginia in the workplace, reproductive healthcare, school, and safety, which go into effect on July 1.
After years of modest and calculated energy regulation, the status quo is set to be broken as the General Assembly has confirmed two new commissioners to the State Corporation Commission.
If I stopped 100 people on the street and asked each of them what the SCC is, I would not expect many responses. The SCC is an obscure state regulatory agency, but its impact on the everyday lives of Virginians is immeasurable.
RICHMOND, VA—Today, the Virginia General Assembly concluded business for the 2021 Regular and Special Legislative Session. Many House Democratic Caucus priorities passed both chambers, from protecting families during the COVID-19 pandemic to expanding voting rights and increasing education funding.