Report: Budget Growth Due in Large Part to Medicaid GrowthA new report shows that growing Medicaid spending is responsible for much of the growth in the Virginia state budget.
Va. Lawmakers Approve Budget With State Pay RaisesVirginia 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.
McAuliffe Vetoes Money For Ethics PanelGov. Terry McAuliffe is vetoing money for a newly created ethics advisory commission.
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.
Va. Governor to Unveil Budget Proposals Gov. Bob McDonnell is preparing to present his last two-year state budget proposal to Virginia lawmakers.
Virginia Senate Passes $85 Billion BudgetWithout notice, Virginia's divided state Senate has taken up and quickly passed an $85 billion, two-year budget.
$85 Billion Budget Standoff In Virginia Senate Over New 2-Year DealA 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.