March 12, 2018 •
Virginia Legislative Session Adjourns
Virginia’s General Assembly adjourned its 2018 regular legislative session Saturday, March 10.
During the 60-day session, legislators were unable to pass a state budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
Gov. Ralph Northam promised to call a special session in the next two to three weeks to reconsider the state’s spending plans.
The budget impasse came over Medicaid expansion, and was not a disagreement between parties, but rather between the House and the Senate.
If a budget is not passed by July 1, the state will face a government shutdown.
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