I was honored to have been named as Legislator of the Year by the Virginia Funeral Directors Association (VFDA) at their convention last night. I'm grateful for funeral directors like Bryan Small for their source of comfort and compassion during difficult times for many families. Thank you to funeral directors all across the Commonwealth for your dedication and professionalism. ... See MoreSee Less
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending the send-off breakfast at American Legion Post 284 for these outstanding young men and women as delegates to Virginia Boys State of The American Legion and Virginia Girls State of the American Legion Auxiliary. Both week long programs teach rising high school seniors the importance of civic engagement and patriotism, as well as introduce them to state government through simulations and visits from elected officials. Delegates have the opportunity to run for various offices including Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and for a seat in the General Assembly. I encourage all delegates to take what you learn and become involved in your community. ... See MoreSee Less
In Due Course is a selection of legislation passed by the 2016 Session of the General Assembly that is likely to affect the daily lives of the citizens of Virginia. The following legislation has been signed by the Governor and for the most part will go into effect on July 1, 2016. ... See MoreSee Less
HB 1103. ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) savings trust accounts; exclusion from determination of state means-tested assistance and benefits. The law provides that, notwithstanding any other ...