NewsSaturday, March 8, 2014 10:51 AM
This weekend marks the end of the normal winter session.
Friday, March 7, 2014 4:22 PM
The General Assembly is set to adjourn Saturday, but it doesn't look like we will finish the state budget.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 11:59 AM
I intend to do everything possible to ensure that Northern Virginians don’t have to pay the outrageous tolls that are now charged for a round trip from Leesburg to the Washington Capital Beltway.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 5:34 PM
The House and Senate are very close to lining up the normal spending differences in the budget bills we have already passed. The folks back home need this process to be finished soon. Loudoun is already planning their school budget for the year, and it’s a problem for them if they can’t get reliable information on what funds will be available. This is going to affect more people and hurt much worse if we let this drag out. Let’s do what Virginia has traditionally done by passing a solid, normal budget and considering Medicaid expansion separately on its merits.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 7:00 AM
The House has already passed a budget that includes investments in health care, education, transportation, and other usual and essential government services. The Senate and House budgets are almost identical, less that 1% difference, however, the Governor has indicated that’s not enough – The Governor insists that unless the House caves to his extraordinary demand for expansion, he may not sign the budget at all.