The House and Senate are at odds over Governor McDonnell’s proposal to eliminate funding for public broadcasting, and lawmakers went to the basketball court last night to raise money for the Massey Cancer Center. Craig Carper reports.
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The House of Delegates has passed a measure that would petition the U.S. Congress to call a Constitutional Convention for the purpose of mandating a balanced budget policy for the federal government ... and state budget conferees are inching closer to a cohesive spending plan to present to the legislature.
The House and Senate have voted to expand the controversial practice of car title lending in Virginia to include vehicles registered outside of the Commonwealth ... and House and Senate Budget Conferees say there is little progress in talks to develop a cohesive state spending plan.
A State Senate committee has killed a bill that would mandate that school’s provide spending reports to the General Assembly ... and another that would take the Human Papylomavirus vaccine out of public schools.
The General Assembly's two bodies are trying to settle their differences over amendments to the state’s two-year budget ... while Democrats gathered over the weekend amidst speculation over their 2012 U. S. Senate candidate.
A bill that would re-examine the way the state allocates public education dollars has been killed for the year and a Senate proposal for a new office building for the legislature is drawing fire from House Republicans. Craig Carper reports.
The House of Deleages and State Senate are making the case for their respective budgets.
A bill that would give businesses a tax credit for providing private school scholarships to children and another that would re-examine the way the state allocates public education dollars have been killed for the year.
Yesterday, the House and Senate passed their respective amendments to the biennial budget ... and Governor Bob McDonnell introduced a measure that would petition Congress to adopt a balanced federal budget requirement.
A number of controversial bills targeting illegal immigration are making their way from the House to the Senate…and a bill requiring that all schools grades k-8 teach 30 minutes of physical education a day has now passed both chambers. Craig Carper reports.