General Assembly Update: February 9

As you may know, yesterday was Crossover Day at the General Assembly. This means we are halfway through 2011’s session. We have had a wild ride so far, and still have work to do before the session concludes. So let’s get right to it, with this week’s General Assembly update. Let’s start with the good…

General Assembly Update: February 2

Happy Wednesday everyone! Welcome to this Week’s 2011 General Assembly update! There is a lot going on this week as the Assembly prepares for next week’s “Crossover,” so let’s get right to it, starting with last week’s… Pro-Choice Lobby Day! This past Thursday, the Virginia Pro-Choice Coalition hosted our annual Pro-Choice Lobby Day. Despite a…

TRAP bill in committee tomorrow morning!

Yesterday, the Virginia House Health, Welfare and Institutions sub-committee voted to send HB 1428 to the full committee, and we’ve just learned the bill is on the agenda for tomorrow morning’s meeting. This bill, patroned by Delegate Richard P. Bell (R-20), singles out first-trimester abortion providers from among all other doctor’s offices in Virginia for…