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At a recent breakfast to raise funds for an early childhood center, a mother told a heartbreaking story about what it means to not have child care in today’s economy. Through tears, she said the only way she could make ends meet was doing online food deliveries with her baby

I hope you’ve been enjoying the warm days with some spring cleaning, and gearing up for the upcoming summer months! I’ve been quite busy, both in the district and back in Richmond for the Special Session. This newsletter will update you on what I’ve been up to, from budget updates

In the six weeks since the General Assembly adjourned the regular session, I have been incredibly busy meeting with community stakeholders, talking with constituents, and getting ready to head back to Richmond for the Reconvene Session. As I share some of what my month has included, please remember, if you

“Families can’t wait” on childcare funding; Democrats delivered by investing in our workforce and expanding the availability of reliable childcare. During the recent legislative session, House Democrats prioritized making childcare more accessible and affordable for Virginia families with an unprecedented number of bills and new investments designed to boost economic

We’re back with the Reaser Report! Now that the 2024 legislative session has adjourned, this newsletter will provide monthly updates, delivered straight to your inbox! Let me start by wishing all who celebrate (and all who don’t!) many blessings during this special time of spiritual renewal! Legislative Updates Since the

The 2024 legislative session has come to an end! Last Saturday, March 9th, the Virginia General Assembly adjourned, and I am back in Loudoun County continuing my work! I am over the moon to share that VPAP reports I had the top freshman batting average for bills passed (and that all but

We just closed out our penultimate week of the 2024 Legislative Session! It was a busy week so I am excited to update you on my legislation, some session lingo, staff spotlights and what I have been doing in and around the GAB! The General Assembly is buzzing with activity as

We have entered the final stretch of the session with only 13 days left! All bills that are still alive have crossed over into the the other chamber and are making their way through to the respective floors for voting. After both chambers pass a bill, the Speaker of the

Virginia legislators have passed a bill requiring hazing awareness and prevention training at public high schools. The House passed Senate Bill 379 by a vote of 56-44 on Monday, with all 51 Democrats and five Republicans voting in support. The Senate unanimously approved it earlier this month.  It comes two years after Virginia

February 23, 2024 Contact: STERLING, VA– Following the passage of the budget from The Virginia House of Delegates Appropriations Committee, Delegate Atoosa Reaser (HD-27) issued the following statement: “The Budget passed this week by the House Appropriations committees shows the commitment to creating an economy for hardworking Virginians, delivering

It is with a heavy heart that I begin this update to you. As some of you may have seen on local and national news, there was an explosion in Sterling; it was both in my district, and close to where I live. Over a dozen people were hurt, and

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia General Assembly took steps today to rein in prescription drug prices in the Commonwealth. The Senate and House both passed bills to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB), which will allow Virginia to set reasonable rates for certain high-cost, burdensome prescription drugs. “This legislation isn’t

Welcome to week five of the Reaser Report! This newsletter will provide weekly updates during the 2024 legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox! This week, legislators worked hard to ensure all bills were heard before Crossover. This might have meant long hours on the floor and in committee meetings,

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A Virginia lawmaker is proposing increasing pay for court-appointed attorneys in an effort to improve the criminal justice system. Delegate-elect Atoosa Reaser, D-Loudoun County, has pre-filed a bill that would raise Virginia’s pay cap for court-appointed attorneys — those assigned to defend individuals who can’t afford representation. A

RICHMOND, Va. — Speaking before Virginia lawmakers Monday morning, Delegate Atoosa Reaser, (D-Loundon County) spoke in support of legislation that would further enhance Adam’s Law, named after VCU freshman Adam Oakes. Oakes died in February 2021 from alcohol poisoning after a hazing incident while pledging to the Delta Chi fraternity.

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

Welcome to week three of the Reaser Report! This newsletter will provide weekly updates during the 2024 legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox!  After the craziness from the first few weeks of the session, I wanted to take a minute to break down what a session is and what

Welcome to week two of the Reaser Report, our newsletter providing weekly updates during the 2024 legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox!  On January 13th, a beautiful sunny Saturday, family and friends traveled to Richmond for my ceremonial swearing-in to the House of Delegates. Thank you to everyone who

Welcome to the Reaser Report! This weekly newsletter will provide you with updates on the legislative session, delivered straight to your inbox! The first day of the session began with the freshman Delegate-Elects swearing-in on the House of Delegates floor. I am incredibly honored and proud to be the first

Following yesterday’s primary elections, Loudoun County School Board Member and Democratic Nominee for the House of Delegates (District 27) Atoosa Reaser issued the following statement: “Congratulations to all of the winning candidates in yesterday’s primaries. I look forward to working with you to take back the General Assembly this November,

Today marks the one year anniversary of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court decision, a significant ruling that overturned decades long precedent and the constitutional right to abortion. On this solemn occasion, Atoosa Reaser, Loudoun County School Board Member and Democratic Nominee for the House of Delegates

STERLING, VA – Loudoun County School Board Member and Democratic Nominee for Delegate, Atoosa Reaser, issued the following statement following reports of violence, threats, harassment, and intimidation. In recent years as political violence and intimidation have continued to rise, we have repeatedly seen hateful rhetoric and attacks directed at students,

The Loudoun County Democratic Committee announced yesterday that Atoosa Reaser has been declared the Democratic nominee in District 27 of the Virginia House of Delegates. Her record of service and message of inclusivity, fairness, and justice resonated with voters across the district, and her commitment to fighting for working families,

Loudoun County School Board Member Atoosa Reaser announced a slate of new endorsements today in her race for Delegate: Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton, Former Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni, Delegates Dan Helmer and Sam Rasoul, and Former Leesburg Vice Mayor Marty Martinez have endorsed Reaser in her campaign for the