VIDEO: Democrats in Virginia did not back down when Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin tried to railroad a bipartisan budget

By Dogwood Staff

May 3, 2024

Democrats in Virginia did not back down when Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin tried to railroad a bipartisan budget passed by state lawmakers in March. Instead, Democrats forced Youngkin back to the negotiating table to work with them on spending priorities for things like education and reproductive health care for low-income people.

Lawmakers were in Richmond on Wednesday discussing the budget and other legislative measures. Check out what Del. Charniele Herring of Alexandria had to say about some of Youngkin’s missteps.

@vadogwoodnews Democrats in Virginia did not back down when Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin tried to railroad a bipartisan budget passed by state lawmakers in March. Instead, Democrats forced Youngkin back to the negotiating table to work with them on spending priorities for things like education and reproductive health care for low-income people. Lawmakers were in Richmond on Wednesday discussing the budget and other legislative measures. Check out what Del. Charniele Herring of Alexandria had to say about some of Youngkin’s missteps. #virginia #reproductiverights #virginiapolitics #contraception #birthcontrolawarness #birthcontrolaccess #abortionrights #budget #youngkin #virginianews #funding #schools #education #bipartisan #income #taxes #taxcuts #tolling #skillgames #casino #lotto #housing ♬ original sound – The Dogwood

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