Lawmakers from across the commonwealth will converge in Richmond next week for the 2015 General Assembly.
Reconvened session caps a remarkably successful year for the Virginia General Assembly.
On Friday, Governor Bob McDonnell introduced five pieces of legislation addressing various school safety issues. These are important steps we must take in Virginia to make our schools safer and communities stronger. Here is a list of Governor McDonnell’s school safety legislation: HB 2343 School Security Infrastructure Improvement Fund and Local School Safety Fund; created. HB 2344 School safety; threat … Read More
Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates proposed $31 million in new funding for school security Friday, including $1.7 million for the existing School Resource Officer Grant Initiative and $30 million to create a revolving fund to provide for security infrastructure projects in schools throughout the Commonwealth. The $1.7 million appropriation for school resource officers would be the largest single … Read More
RICHMOND, VA –– Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), Majority Leader M. Kirkland “Kirk” Cox (R-Colonial Heights) and Delegate Beverly J. Sherwood (R-Winchester), Chair of the House Appropriations Public Safety Subcommittee, announced Thursday that Republicans in the House of Delegates will propose expanding a school resource officer grant program when the General Assembly convenes in January. “The … Read More