Delegate Lashrecse Aird of the 63rd Virginia House District spoke to the Committee on May 5th. She updated the Prince George Dems on the demographics of the 63rd and the impact that data had on the legislation which she sponsored or supported during her first legislative session.
K-12 Education: Delegate Aird requested $2 Million for Petersburg Year Round School, and supported $52.7 million for Financial Aid for VSU and RBC and $700,ooo for PCPS Leadership Development.
Higher Education: She supported 7.5 Million for SCHEV Economy Workforce Credential Grant Fund.
Economic Development: Delegate Aird requested $2.5 Million for the Petersburg Gateway, exit 52 project and supported $100,000 for FOLAR, Appomattox Trail Improvements. FOLAR is the acronym for Friends of the Lower Appomattox River.
Delegate Aird reported that she had been assigned to Finance, General Laws, and the Welfare & Institutions Committees.
You can contact her at:
Phone: District 804-452-7076 or Capitol 804-698-1063
Social Media: facebook.com/airdfordelegate/
Postal Mail: PO Box 3943, Petersburg VA 23805