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Welcome to week four of the Reaser Report! This newsletter will provide weekly updates during the 2024 legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox! 

From now until Crossover, which is February 13th, you can expect your legislators to spend long days in committee and on the floor. Crossover is the deadline by which all bills must be heard in their respective chamber and then are “crossed over” to the other chamber to go through the whole legislative process again. The weeks leading up to this big date are filled with long days hearing all of the remaining legislation to be acted upon! 

Legislative Updates 

Big news! My first bill has PASSED the House of Delegates and is on its way over to the Senate of Virginia!  This bill, HB281, helps working families, businesses, and our economy by allowing for the creation of more mixed-use spaces. 

Currently, four bills have passed through their full committees and are headed to the House floor, and three more have passed their subcommittees. Only three bills are left to be presented in their subcommittees. 

During my campaign, I committed to moving Virginia forward, and during my first legislative session, I introduced 11 bills aimed at achieving that goal. These bills were specifically designed to address the needs our community has been expressing to me.

Conversations in the GAB

My team and I had a great time interacting with advocacy groups and constituents during their annual lobby days and Richmond visits. This week, I had the opportunity to meet with several groups working towards important causes, including the Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action, the Loudoun County Farm Bureau (including our very own Avis, from Mom’s Apple Pie), the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, and the President of James Madison University, which is one of my alma maters! 

Want to Connect?

I want to hear from YOU!

Whether you want to bring an issue to my attention, need my office’s assistance, or want to invite me to a community event, please reach out! If there is any way in which I may assist you, please let me know here:

You can share your stories and concerns with me so that I can better serve you as your Delegate or help you get connected with state agencies for assistance. 

Find yourself in Richmond? Come stop by!

If you need to reach me or my team during the legislative session in Richmond, don’t hesitate to drop us an email or give us a call. We’d love to hear from you! 

If you’re interested in seeing how the session is going and would like to visit us in person at our office in the General Assembly Building, we’d be more than happy to have you. Just get in touch with us beforehand so we can schedule a meeting and discuss any specific topics you’d like to cover during your visit.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to my Chief of Staff, Caleigh Lynch, at Looking forward to hearing from you soon!

I am grateful for your ongoing support and feel privileged to be your representative in Richmond. 

Yours in Service, 

Atoosa Reaser
Delegate, HD-27