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Please Support VACo Priority Budget Amendments

Based on discussions with members while developing VACo’s legislative program, VACo worked with legislators and partner organizations again this session to introduce a package of

School Board Unexpended Funds Bill Falters

On January 24, the House Education Committee’s K-12 Subcommittee acted on HB 2399 (Simonds). As originally drafted, this bill would permit any school board to

Restoration of Recordation Tax

Starting in 1993 and up until 2020, localities across Virginia received a portion of state recordation tax revenue.  Localities were yearly slated to receive $20

media inquiries

VACo welcomes media inquiries. We have experts who know the issues well and can give stories perspective and color. Our experts are well-respected in the Commonwealth and have experience working with the media.

If you need more assistance or have a media inquiry, contact Communications Director Gage Harter at