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VACo Analysis of House and Senate Budget Proposals

On Thursday, February 22, the full House and Senate passed their respective budgets, marking another milestone in the process of adopting a new biennium budget and revisions to the FY 2024 budget.  The House voted

Update on Elections Bills

Voter satellitesSeveral bills dealing with the establishment of voter satellite offices are under consideration this session. Since the establishment of voter satellite offices is currently

Speed Camera Roundup

SB 336 (Roem) and HB 521 (Laufer) focus on the ability for localities to expand the use of photo speed monitoring within their jurisdiction but take different approaches

Support Priority Budget Amendments

VACo has worked with legislators and partner organizations to introduce a series of budget amendments to address county priorities this session.  There are also a

FOIA Bills Update

VACo opposed SB 324 (Roem), which is an unfunded mandate bill and would allow every citizen of the Commonwealth, and representative of newspapers and magazines

media inquiries

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