Senior Statesmen of Virginia

Senior Statesmen of Virginia
Wednesday, March 13, 2019


Join us in May for the annual recap of the recently concluded Session of the Virginia General Assembly.  Senator Creigh Deeds (D) and Delegates Steven Landes (R) and David Toscano (D) will attend.  This program will be moderated by Senior Statesmen Vice President and program committee chair Bonnie Brewer

Among the bills passed during this Session were ones addressing the following issues:

  • Virginia Redistricting Commission Amendment (2020)
  • Balanced budget with a 5% pay raise for public school teachers
  • Legislation to address the rising cost of health care insurance
  • Raised age to 21 for tobacco purchase
  • Lifted age cap for insurance coverage for autism
  • Rolled back "King's Dominion Law"
  • A tougher "Move Over Law"
  • Coal ash recycling
  • $1 billion tax relief package
  • Multiple school safety measures
  • College affordability measures

Measures which failed to pass during this session included:

  • Equal Rights Amendment
  • Marijuana decriminalization
  • Gun safety and gun control measures
  • Repealing driver's license suspension for unpaid court fees
Open to all.

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