Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 31 since 2012
Throughout her public life, Barbara Favola has been a vigorous supporter of universal human rights. In the Virginia Senate, Barbara is focusing her legislative efforts on women’s reproductive rights, health care access, K-12 education funding, workforce training, safety net programs, helping foster children, preventing domestic violence and sensible environmental policies.
Senator Favola also believes that a living wage is essential for families and communities to thrive. She acknowledges that job creation and economic security are the cornerstones of a vibrant Commonwealth and a secure future.