Thursday, January 19, 2012
Virginia Progressive Caucus 2012 Legislative Agenda Release
On January 19, 2012, members of the Progressive Caucus in the Virginia General Assembly announced their agenda for 2012. The Progressive Caucus has released policy goals in areas including education, reproductive health care, and immigration. Delegate Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), co-Chairman of the Progressive Caucus, said, "The legislative agenda of the Virginia Progressive Caucus will focus on policies that continue to promote Virginia's economic growth and protect civil liberties and freedoms. We will aggressively fight back attempts to undermine Virginia's ability to compete in the 21st century economy and take away hard fought gains in human and civil rights."