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2022 Legislative Session Scorecard

Freedom Virginia’s agenda focuses on building a stronger economy and supporting Virginia’s middle class, including expanding access to paid sick days, lowering prescription drug prices and making health care more affordable, ensuring tax relief includes those who need it most, fighting for fairer electric bills, and expanding affordable child care for Virginians. Legislators have taken …

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Freedom Virginia urges General Assembly to override Youngkin vetoes

Freedom Virginia is pushing state legislators to override Gov. Glenn Youngkin vetoes of four bills that would lower costs for working-class Virginians. “Today, the legislature should take action to override Gov. Youngkin’s vetoes of bipartisan bills that would lower costs for Virginians,” said Rhena Hicks, executive director of Freedom Virginia. The focus of the Freedom …

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Virginia Senate passes bills to expand access to paid sick days for grocery, health care workers

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Senate passed two bills that will expand access to paid sick days across the Commonwealth. SB352  will provide paid sick days to more than 120,000 frontline health care and grocery store workers. Under the current law, employers are only required to provide paid sick leave to home health workers who provide …

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