With budget work unfinished, Virginia lawmakers go home, will return

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Posted at 7:47 PM, Mar 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-12 19:47:16-05

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s divided part-time Legislature has opted to adjourn and reconvene later at the call of the governor to finish the year’s budget legislation and other work.

Both chambers agreed to a resolution Saturday that allows the budget bills and several dozen other measures that were still being negotiated to be carried over to a special session.

Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin didn't offer a specific date for when he wanted lawmakers back in Richmond but said he expected progress to be made quickly.