Today the Virginia House of Delegates passed the Equal Rights Amendment, becoming the 38th state to ratify and adding women to the Constitution. Delegate Hala Ayala was a Chief Co-Patron of this resolution and has been fighting for its ratification since 2008.
Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn appointed Delegate Hala Ayala (HD-51) to be the first ever chair of the newly formed Technology and Innovation subcommittee within the Communications, Technology, and Innovation committee.
Speaker-designee Eileen Filler-Corn announced vice-chair positions for all of the standing House committees. Delegate Hala Ayala (HD-51) was among these appointments as Vice-Chair for the Science and Technology Committee.
Majority Leader-elect Charniele Herring announced leadership position appointments within the House Democratic Caucus. Delegate Hala Ayala (HD-51) has been appointed as Chief Deputy Whip.
Delegate Ayala raised a whopping $243,109 in July and August, the most of any Democrat running for re-election. Of the contributions received in the last two months, 75 percent were less than $100.
The Virginia Professional Fire Fighters has honored Delegate Ayala with this endorsement because of her commitment to service and record of support for fire fighters and their families. Delegate Ayala is committed to continuing to fight for and support those who protect and serve the citizens of the Commonwealth. Delegate Ayala is willing and ready to work with her legislative colleagues to ensure that our fire fighters and their families receive the benefits and protections they have valiantly earned.