Access to Medical Care
In 2019, access to medical care in Virginia varies by zip code. Unnecessary bureaucracy forces healthcare providers to receive political approval to expand or introduce medical services in a region.
Our region experiences the longest and most expensive commutes in the entire country. Broken funding models fail to invest in much-needed infrastructure along major routes while forcing country roads to compete for funding against major interstate projects.
Investing in Education
Over the last decade, the General Assembly has cut more than $1 billion from our public school divisions. Budget cuts have caused teacher shortages, overcrowded classrooms, and aging infrastructure.
Virginia lawmakers believe the internet is a luxury item. Antiquated laws allow providers to deny access or charge extortion rates for citizens to gain access to the internet.