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Virginians with Developmental Disabilities Need YOUR Immediate Assistance!

Call and email Virginia Budget Conferees now! The Senators and Delegates below have been appointed and are charged with negotiating Virginia’s Final Budget. We need ‘all hands on deck’ to help make sure that those with disabilities, and their families/caregivers, have their voices heard and have the necessary funds allotted for maintaining and improving their quality of life. Please call and/or email the individuals below now thru Tuesday, March 3rd!

 

Ask Budget Conferees negotiating Virginia’s Final Budget to support and include:  

 

Increased Supported Living Rates

Increased Nursing Rates

Remove restriction on Overtime

Fund Priority One

Increase Personal Care/Respite/Companion Rates

Exempt live-in caregivers from EVV

 

 

Email and/or Call Delegates below:

 

Delegate Luke Torian             (804) 698-1052  

DelLTorian@house.virginia.gov

Delegate Mark Sickles            (804) 698-1043 DelMSickles@house.virginia.gov

Delegate Betsy Carr                (804) 698-1069  DelBCarr@house.virginia.gov

Delegate David Bulova           (804) 698-1037  

DelDBulova@house.virginia.gov                          

Delegate Roslyn Tyler            (804) 698-1075 

DelRTyler@house.virginia.gov

Delegate Kirk Cox                   (804) 698-1066 

DelKCox@house.virginia.gov   

Delegate Barry Knight            (804) 698-1081

DelBKnight@house.virginia.gov

 

 

Email and/or Call Senators below:

 

Senator Janet Howell              (804) 698- 7532 

district32@senate.virginia.gov       

Senator Richard Saslaw          (804) 698-7535 

district35@senate.virginia.gov

Senator Thomas Norment      (804) 698-7503 

district03@senate.virginia.gov

Senator Emmett Hanger         (804) 698-7524 

district24@senate.virginia.gov

Senator Louise Lucas             (804) 698-7518 

district18@senate.virginia.gov

Senator George Barker           (804) 698-7539 

district39@senate.virginia.gov

Senator Mamie Locke             (804) 698-7502 

district02@senate.virginia.gov

 

 

Sample text you can send via email:

 

Dear Budget Conferee,

 

I am contacting you to ask that you support those with disabilities and their families/caregivers by including the following in Virginia’s Final Budget:

 

Increased Supported Living Rates

Increased Nursing Rates

Remove restriction on Overtime

Fund Priority One

Increase Personal Care/Respite/Companion Rates

Exempt live-in caregivers from EVV

 

On behalf of all the citizens of Virginia, I am grateful for your work – thank you.

 

Respectfully, 

[Name, city you live in]

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