Youngkin calls lawmakers back for special session in April

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin wants lawmakers back in Richmond in early April to finish this year’s work.

The Republican governor issued a proclamation Wednesday saying that a special session will commence April 4.

The move comes after the clock ran out during the regular General Assembly session without the Democrat-controlled Senate and GOP-controlled House reaching agreement on the state budget.

Youngkin reiterated his position Wednesday that higher-than-anticipated revenues mean the General Assembly should enact substantial tax cuts.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch also reports the governor plans to push his tax-cut plan with a campaign-style TV ad that will air across the state beginning Thursday.

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