2024 General Assembly Session

On May 13, 2024, the General Assembly passed and Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin signed into law a biennial state budget with historic investments in child care services for Virginia families.

The state budget includes over $366 million in Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) and over $461 million in FY26 in state funds for slots in the Child Care Subsidy Program, Mixed Delivery, and Virginia Preschool Initiative. Together, these investments result in over $1.1 billion in funding for child care slots in 2025 and 2026.

In addition to these these historic child care investments, Governor Youngkin signed into law the following priority legislation, championed by the Partnership:

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