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Va. budget stalemate could end in shutdown

Virginia lawmakers are deadlocked over whether to expand Medicaid and cover an additional 400,000 Virginians. If the stalemate lasts through June, it could trigger an unprecedented shutdown of state government.

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 02:17am EST

Tags: Virginia budget, Virginia General Assembly, Center for Politics, Kathy Stewart

McAuliffe to call special session on budget

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is telling lawmakers that he plans to call a special session on March 24 devoted to passing the state's budget.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 07:21pm EST

Tags: Terry McAuliffe, Virginia budget, Virginia General Assembly

Va. panel on military base closings issues report

A state commission created to soften the blow of military base closings in Virginia is proposing cooperation over confrontation, a tack that is finding little political support.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:41pm EST

Tags: defense budget, defense spending, Norfolk Naval Station, Navy, Virginia General Assembly

Republicans want to reduce Va standardized testing

House Republicans and Gov. Terry McAuliffe want to reduce how many standardized tests Virginia's public school students take.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 04:12pm EST

Tags: Tag Greason, standardized tests, Virginia General Assembly

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