According to mental health expert Bruce Cruser with Mental Health America of Virginia, warning signs that someone is having a mental health crisis can begin with an underlying feeling of something being off.
Senator Tim Kaine (D) says he wants to strengthen campaign finance laws and improve the transparency of political spending, and to do this he is cosponsoring the “Disclose Act” alongside Senator Mark Warner (D).
Democrats have a majority in the Senate, while Republicans have the House of Delegates. UVA Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato says this makes it hard for any controversial bills to move forward.
A House of Delegates subcommittee has killed legislation that would have established a retail marketplace for marijuana in Virginia. The vote makes it highly unlikely retail sales of marijuana will begin in early 2024.
The Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate approved competing budget plans Thursday, but one area where there appears to be broad bipartisan support is improving Virginia’s behavioral health system.
The ban is spearheaded by Democratic senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner. Warner says that the United States needs to revisit a Clinton Era set of restrictions on assault weapons, add new supporting elements, and get it done soon.