Governor Terry McAuliffe’s new two-year budget proposal was built with the assumption the Republican-controlled Congress will re-authorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program before the end of January. Saraya Wintersmith reports Republican state law-makers are expressing concern.
Governor McAuliffe’s newly proposed budget calls for $7.6 million in additional state funding for full-time principals in all elementary schools across the Commonwealth.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his recommended budget for the next biennium this morning (12/18). It includes over half a billion dollars for public K-12 education.
Out-going Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has put forward his final two-year budget. It includes once again includes a Medicaid expansion provision.
Jeff Schapiro of the Richmond Times Dispatch joins 88.9 WCVE’s Saraya Wintersmith for this week’s political analysis. Topics include the Northam cabinet build-out, House seat recounts, the Speaker of the House uncertainty, and the 2018 U.S. Senate election.