January 29, 2018 •
Virginia House Committee on Rules Advances Seattle-esque Voucher Program
The Virginia House Committee on Rules unanimously reported House Bill 263 without recommendation to the House floor on Friday.
The bill establishes the Virginia Democracy Voucher Program, which sends every registered voter in Virginia $100 in Democracy Vouchers that may be accepted by candidates for state offices in lieu of campaign contributions every year.
Virginia has more than 5.5 million registered voters, meaning the program as designed would cost more than half a billion dollars per year.
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