The previously reported budget item of $250K to enforce proposed anti-gun laws in VA was the tip of the iceberg. New budget proposals from Governor Northam show a request for $6.8 Million for two groups of new hires to enforce the proposed laws. 18 hires for actual LEO duty (confiscations, etc.), and another 10 new hires for the admin stuff (background checks, etc.). Details are in Virginia governor’s call for 18-person gun ban force comes under fire Both GOA and VCDL are getting the word out quickly to have folks attend any one of four budget review meetings tonight (1/2/20) around the Commonwealth.