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virginia

JLARC report highlights inefficiencies and management problems at VEDP

The JLARC report released Monday highlighted inefficiencies and management problems at the VEDP.


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JLARC report again highlights responsible state spending, rising Medicaid growth

A JLARC annual report highlighted the General Assembly’s responsible state spending, and the continued growth of Medicaid in Virginia.


ken plum

Ken Plum: Keeping tabs on the Commonwealth

Last week I attended my first meeting as a member of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC).


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Ken Plum: Chicken and the egg

A chicken or egg kind of debate has been going on in Virginia recently as a result of a report from the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC).


healthcare

JLARC report highlights responsible state spending and rising Medicaid growth

A Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission report released Tuesday highlighted the General Assembly’s responsible spending and the continued growth of Medicaid in Virginia.


Game on: What happens if colleges can’t rely on student fees to fund athletics anymore?

The dirty little secret of college athletics is that they don’t pay for themselves, even football and men’s basketball, and that any athletics department budget is balanced on the backs of kids who don’t play college sports, may not attend any games and have to borrow money and work part-time jobs for the privilege.


kirk cox

House Majority Leader Kirk Cox proposes caps on mandatory student athletic fees

Virginia House of Delegates Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) announced Thursday that he will propose legislation in the 2015 General Assembly session to cap student athletic fees at Virginia’s four-year public universities.


terry mcauliffe

McAuliffe awards extended school year planning, start-Up grants to 13 school divisions

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday awarded more than $1.6 million in state extended school year grants to support the development and implementation of year-round instructional programs in 29 schools in 13 school divisions.


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Planned Parenthood commends Gov. McAuliffe’s healthcare plan

This morning, Governor McAuliffe launched A Healthy Virginia, a 10-step plan to extend healthcare services to Virginians.


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McAuliffe creates payroll fraud task force

Governor Terry McAuliffe has signed Executive Order 24 establishing an interagency task force on worker misclassification and payroll fraud.


Ken Plum: Are business incentives worth the investment?

Last month Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia will participate in the Business Incentives Initiative, a joint project of The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew) and the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC).


virginia general assembly

Gov. McAuliffe signs bill transferring homeland security responsibilities

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed SB381, which transfers the responsibility for overseeing and coordinating efforts to strengthen homeland security from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security to the Secretary of Public Safety.


kirk cox

Kirk Cox: Medicaid expansion a ‘bad choice’ for Virginia

Medicaid expansion was a pressing issue last year and it’s an even more consequential issue this year. My office has received several inquiries from constituents on the status of Medicaid expansion in Virginia and where I stand on the issue.


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School year-round? Virginia Democrats unveil proposal for 12-month programs

At a press conference today, Democratic Senator Donald McEachin (D-Henrico,)Senator Henry L. Marsh (D-Richmond) and Delegate Rosalyn Dance (D-Petersburg) unveiled amendments to the Virginia budget that would fund grants for year-round schooling programs.