“The investments into public safety, K-12 and higher education, the healthcare safety net, and economic development demonstrates that the House of Delegates is leading on the important issues facing Virginians.” – Speaker Howell
“The House budget is a conservative, responsible, and structurally-balanced budget. Our budget invests in the core functions of government while protecting precious taxpayer resources.” – Chairman Jones
“The proper democratic response is to work out compromises within the boundaries allowed by state and federal constitutions. Frustration with legislatures is not a justification for executives to rewrite the law on their own.”
Governor McAuliffe’s executive order purporting to restore the political rights of convicted felons is plagued with egregious errors. Multiple articles and editorials bring attention to the problems of the Governor’s actions.
Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorneys on Friday criticized Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring the political rights, including the right to serve on a jury, of more than 206,000 convicted felons.
The delayed, incomplete, and unverified data released by Governor McAuliffe in no way excuses his reckless decision to restore the civil rights of violent offenders and flagrant violation of the Constitution.