Virginia's "Children's Cabinet" Meets With Top Officials

May 2, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-Va)
Credit governor's office

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Members of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's "Children's Cabinet" are heading to Virginia Beach to discuss policies that impact the state's kids.

The group will meet Monday to tour the Brock Environmental Center and discuss their goals and priorities for the remainder of the Democratic governor's term. Among other things, the group has focused on trying to reduce the number of students being referred to law enforcement.

The cabinet is led by Secretary of Education Anne Holton and Secretary of Health and Human Resources Bill Hazel. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe are also members.