View Virginia Poverty Law Center’s 2020 Legislative Agenda here. Stay updated on legislation we’re tracking here.Relatives are Primary Caretakers of 70,000 Children in Virginia. The State Needs to Support Them.
“It takes a village to raise any child. The village shouldn’t pick and choose who to support.” When children can’t live with parents, for any variety of reasons, the next best thing for them is to live with relatives. Remaining in their communities, nurtured by someone they know and love and retaining their connection to […]Governor Northam’s Budget Prioritizes Housing, Health and Families
“Any budget is a moral statement of priorities, whether it’s a budget created by an individual, a family, a school, a city, or a nation. It tells us, mathematically, what areas, issues, things, or people are most important to the creators of that budget, and which are least important.” -Jim Wallis Virginia Poverty Law Center […]PRESS RELEASE: Del. Jones, Del. Ware Announce Bipartisan Fair Energy Bills Act
View press release PDF. For Immediate Release December 12, 2019 Del. Jones, Del. Ware Announce Bipartisan Fair Energy Bills Act Legislation aims to address Virginia’s energy burden crisis by restoring SCC authority MEDIA CONTACT Office of Delegate Jay Jones: Austin Smith, email@example.com, 757-625-8989 Office of Delegate Lee Ware: David A. Bovenizer IV, DelLWare@house.virginia.gov, 804- 598-6696 […]