Posts Tagged Virginia Budget
Now that the Democrats are seizing power in Richmond, interest groups are already angling for money from the budget. Michael Pope has this preview of a push for more money for crumbling schools.
In a briefing in Richmond Monday, Virginia’s Secretary of Finance Aubrey Layne told state lawmakers that revenues aren’t keeping pace with expenditures. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
A handful of Democrats in the statehouse briefly blocked a tax relief package after progressive groups said it disproportionately hurt low-income African-Americans. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.
The historic agreement to expand Medicaid was the centerpiece of the General Assembly session this year. But the recently passed budget has another important attraction — raises for teachers and state employees. Michael Pope has the story.