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Our View of the Legislature: Medicaid
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Our View of the Legislature: Medicaid

The legislature will be considering changes to the State’s Medicaid program that could have an impact on people with disabilities.  At 4:00 this afternoon, a subcommittee of Senate Education and Health will consider HB 231, from Senator Suetterlein, which mandates changes to Medicaid Waiver programs in order to better meet the needs of individuals receiving...

Our View of the Legislature: Voting
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Our View of the Legislature: Voting

This afternoon, the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee will meet to consider proposals concerning voting rights.  The committee will meet shortly after the full Senate adjourns, which could mean as early as 1:00. You can observe the hearing, and sign up to offer comment, here. In both the House of Delegates and the Senate this...

Our View of the Legislature: Budget
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Our View of the Legislature: Budget

On Monday, March 1, the 2021 Special Session of the General Assembly (GA) formally adjourned “sine die,” a Latin term meaning it has adjourned “without a day” to reconvene.