Virginia Legislature Reconvenes to Tackle Governor’s Vetoes - State and Federal Communications

April 19, 2024  •  

Virginia Legislature Reconvenes to Tackle Governor’s Vetoes

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Virginia lawmakers reconvened for a one-day session to debate Gov. Youngkin’s various vetoes and amendments to legislation.

The vetoed bills included a bill concerning the right to contraception, the skill games regulations bill, and a tax decrease.

Lawmakers agreed to set aside the version of the budget passed in March and plan to meet for a vote on a new compromised version in a special session beginning May 13.

The new budget needs to be approved before June 30 to avoid a government shutdown.

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