Posts Tagged Budget Shortfall
It’s the middle of Virginia’s budget season – meaning lawmakers and the Governor are figuring out how to spend more than 50 billion. But this year, you may be hearing the words “budget shortfall” a lot in the news. Mallory Noe-Payne set out to understand exactly what that means and why it’s happened.
State leaders are divided over the best way to close a $1.5 billion budget shortfall. But Governor McAuliffe is taking the opportunity to once again press for expanding Medicaid. Michael Pope explains.
Up to 26 state employees may be losing their jobs, and no state employees will be getting previously promised pay raises. That’s because of a budget shortfall this year. As Mallory Noe-Payne reports, Governor McAuliffe today gave specifics on how he plans to close the gap.