"Virginia lawmakers are due back in Richmond on Aug. 18 for a special session that will focus on the state budget in the aftermath of COVID-19, as well as criminal and social justice reform, Gov. Ralph Northam's administration announced Friday.
“I look forward to bringing legislators back in session as we continue to navigate these unprecedented times,” Northam said in a statement. “We have a unique opportunity to provide critical support to Virginians, invest strategically in our economic recovery, and make progress on policing and criminal justice reform. Let’s get to work.”
As protests over systemic racism and police brutality continue in Richmond, Northam said he backs the efforts by House and Senate Democrats to tackle the issue this summer. " richmond.com
Pilgrims (especially those of you who are in East California, formerly Virginia), Governor Northam has called the General Assembly into session on August 18th to deal with social justice, budget and police issues.
His staff is carefully structured to insure leftist domination of all functions and has commissars for really, really important issues like social justice.
I will wager any number of golden ducats that there will be all manner of interesting amendments, attachments and executive orders appended to whatever legislation emerges.
One of the most likely will be a state mandate for removal of Confederate symbols from all state functions and property. pl