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I am honored to have the privilege of representing you in the Senate of Virginia. Serving constituents in the 35th District is a responsibility that I take very seriously. I hope you will find this website useful to communicate with me about legislative matters of concern and issues facing our community. Together we can keep Virginia moving forward in a positive fashion.

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Senator Saslaw's Blog

The Richmond Report is my annual update to constituents in the 35th District. This year's report features a budget update on how your tax-dollars are spent, a robust legislative recap, information and the exciting and growing solar industry in Virginia, and many other important items. I encourage you take a few minutes to peruse the Richmond Report by clicking here.

Highlights of HB 1500 (Budget Bill)

 LIS link to HB 1500

Major Themes

• Addresses priority issues in employee compensation and funding for mental health, public education and higher education.

– Maintains structural balance, with one-time resources matched against one-time spending.

– Maintains commitment to full funding of contributions to VRS.

• Creates a Revenue Reserve for use as a back-stop against a shortfall in FY 2018 or to fund an FY 2019 deposit to the Rainy Day Fund.

– $35.0 million in one-time resources from Tax Amnesty set-aside.

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