Taxes, abortion on agenda as Virginia lawmakers back at work


              Senator-Elect Aaron Rouse D-Norfolk is recognized by the Virginia senate during the opening day of the Virginia General Assembly in the gallery of the Senate chamber inside the Virginia State Capitol Building in Richmond, Va. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Senator-Elect Rouse narrowly defeated Republican Tuesday Kevin Adams for the 7th state Senate district. (AP Photo/John C. Clark)
            
              House Minority Leader Del. Don Scott Jr., D-Portsmouth, comments on the legislative agenda for 2023 session at the State Capitol Building in Richmond, Va. on Wednesday Jan. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/John C. Clark)
            
              Senate Majority Leader Richard Saslaw D-Fairfax addresses the House of Delegates that the Senate is now in session during the first day of the 2023 legislative session in Richmond, Va. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. . (AP Photo/John C. Clark)
            
              House Speaker Todd C. Gilbert R-Woodstock leads the House of Delegates in the Pledge of Allegiance during the first day of 2023 legislative session at the Virginia State Capitol Building in Richmond, Va. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. The Republican majority plans to address school safety and abortion during the short 2023 session. (AP Photo/John C. Clark)
Taxes, abortion on agenda as Virginia lawmakers back at work