Virginia budget


Va. Lawmakers Approve Budget With State Pay Raises

Virginia lawmakers approved a budget Thursday that includes pay increases for state employees, boosts benefits for welfare recipients and includes $1.5 million to buy new yurts for state parks.


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McAuliffe Vetoes Money For Ethics Panel

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is vetoing money for a newly created ethics advisory commission.


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Va. Lawmakers Set Public Hearings on Budget

Now that Gov. Bob McDonnell has outlined his state budget plans for legislators, Virginia residents get to have their say.


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Va. Governor to Unveil Budget Proposals

Gov. Bob McDonnell is preparing to present his last two-year state budget proposal to Virginia lawmakers.


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Virginia Senate Passes $85 Billion Budget

Without notice, Virginia’s divided state Senate has taken up and quickly passed an $85 billion, two-year budget.


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$85 Billion Budget Standoff In Virginia Senate Over New 2-Year Deal

A standoff in the Virginia Senate is preventing a new 2-year, $85 billion budget from being pushed through. Republicans and Democrats have until July 1st to get a deal done before government shuts down.