Virginia PTA Capitol Day - 2023 Session
Join us in Richmond on FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2023 to #TakeAction4Kids!
All PTA members are welcome to join us for Capitol Day. Listen to bills be debated. Meet your Legislator. Share your personal stories about how the lack of state education funding has impacted your school. Do you have deteriorated school facilities? Lack internet access? Need more school counselors, mental health resources or social workers? Does your school community need better access to early childhood education, school meals or literacy instruction?
This year, Capitol Day is on a Friday. This is a quieter day with less people in the halls and more opportunities to meet with legislators. In addition to our traditional in-person Capitol Day on January 27th, we are also setting up some virtual legislator meetings in February. If you aren't able to join us in-person, you can still participate in our Virtual Rally on January 12th and a #ConstituentConnection virtual meeting in February.
VIEW LAST YEAR'S WINS & THIS YEAR'S CALL TO ACTION
CAPITOL DAY AGENDA
|8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m||Legislator Meetings.
You will be grouped with 2-4 PTA members and an experienced lead.
(Pocahontas Building OR virtual rally)
|12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.||View Daily Legislative Session
(Capitol, House/Senate Gallery OR stream from home)
|1:00 p.m -||Meet at Merriweather's Market Full Service Cafe for lunch and conversation (optional)
(Truist Place, 3rd Floor - directly across from the Ponahontas Building)
REGISTER TODAY FOR 2023 ADVOCACY EVENTS!
General Assembly Preview Webinar
Virginia PTA Capitol Day (Richmond, General Assembly)
Virginia PTA Constituent Connections (Virtual)
WATCH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION
- General Assembly Information Main Page (Look up Legislators, Committees, Legislation, Budget etc)
- Fast Link to Legislative Information System (to track bills)
Live Session Video
- House of Delegates Chamber Video
- House of Delegates Committee Video
- Senate of Virginia Streaming
Key Committee Meeting Links & Scedule
House - Education (Monday, Wednesday 8:00 a.m.)
Sub Committee: PreK-12 (Tuesday 7:30 a.m.)
Sub Committee: Early Childhood & Innovation (Wednesday after Full)
House Appropriations (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 1/2 hour after adjournment)
Sub Committee: Elementary and Secondary Education (Wednesday 4 p.m.)
Senate Education & Health (Thursday 8 a.m.)
Sub Committee: Public Education (30 min after adjournment)
Senate Finance & Appropriations (Tuesday & Wednesday 9 a.m.)
Sub Committee: K-12 Education (Thursday 3pm)
QUESTIONS? Contact Vice President of Advocacy (firstname.lastname@example.org)