2020 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

2020 Legislative Priorities One Pager
Economic Justice
  • Paid Sick Days – 5 paid sick days for full-time employees, or a pro-rated share for part-time employees
  • Wage Theft Reform- Creating a “Private Cause of Action” and strengthening DOLI (Dept. of Labor & Industry)
Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Justice- requiring state agencies to evaluate environmental justice impact
  • Virginia Coastal Protection Act- having Virginia join RGGI, a regional carbon emissions trading program
Health Equity
  • Dental Insurance for Medicaid recipients- allowing Medicaid beneficiaries to receive dental care
Welcoming All
  • Driver’s Licenses for All- allowing all Virginia residents access to a driver’s license
  • In State Tuition for All- allowing all Virginia residents access to in-state tuition for higher education