Proposed Amendments Would Increase Funding

Two budget amendments with the potential of securing over $1 million in state funding for Maggie Walker are currently in sub-committees at the Virginia General Assembly. The PTSA Advocacy Committee has been working on these amendments with the support of the MLWGS administration, the Regional School Board, the School Advisory Council, the Governor's School Foundation, and the students in EduPAC.

Central Virginia Senator co-patrons include John Watkins (R-10th), Donald McEachin (D-9th), and Henry Marsh (D-16th). Delegate co-patrons include Betsy Carr (D-69th), Kirk Cox (D-66th), Rosalyn Dance (D-63rd), Peter Farrell (R-56th), Riley Ingram (R-62nd), Manoli Loupassi (R-68th), Jennifer McClellan (D-71st), Delores McQuinn (D-70th), Joe Morrissey (D-74th), John O'Bannon (R-73rd), Roxann Robinson (R-27th), and Lee Ware (R-65th).

Here are the links to the budget amendments:

Senate budget amendment

House budget amendment

The Advocacy Committee will share further updates as they become available.