VEA Calls on Lawmakers to Make Education a Priority

VEAAppleIn less than two weeks, state lawmakers return to Richmond to craft a two-year budget that some hope will include a compromise on Medicaid expansion. But Virginia Education Association leaders say while they’re at it, that will also be the best opportunity to re-evaluate how to fund education. As Virginia Public Radio’s Tommie McNeil reports, the VEA says that while Medicaid expansion seems to be the theme of this year’s session, next year it ought to be education, and now’s the time to get a head start on it.

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