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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On the last day to work on its own bills, the State Senate has passed a number of bills that would restrict the use of cell phones while driving ... and a proposal that would change the state’s budget cycle.