A website designer introduced himself to me by posting a snarky comment on the Augusta Free Press Facebook page about the value of what I do for clients in web design.
The General Assembly adjourned on Saturday, March 8th. The state budget, however, remains to be finalized.
Prices at the gas pump continue to spring forward across the country. The national average price at the pump rose to $3.48 per gallon Friday, three cents higher than a week ago, 21 cents more than one month ago, however 24 cents below the same date last year.
Roanoke State Del. Sam Rasoul has a new constituent-service website produced by Augusta Free Press.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced the launch of Commonwealth Coordinated Care (CCC), a program that will blend and coordinate Medicare and Medicaid benefits for approximately 78,000 eligible Virginians.
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce, joined by business leaders and Chambers of Commerce from across the Commonwealth, endorsed on Monday a private option approach and released a series of principles to address Medicaid in Virginia.
The Senate Rules Committee voted Friday along party lines to defeat a bill that would have allowed members of the General Assembly to take the place of the attorney general in court. The bill was passed by indefinitely.
Roanoke Democratic Del. Sam Rasoul joined other legislators in the General Assembly to co-found the Ben Franklin Liberty Caucus.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) announced Tuesday that Ann Edwards Rust will serve as his State Director and Lou Arnatt Kadiri will serve as his Deputy State Director.
Del. Sam Rasoul, a Democrat representing the 11th House District in the Virginia General Assembly, has contracted Augusta Free Press to build a new website linking his office to his constituents in Roanoke.
After several weeks of holding relatively steady, gas prices begun to feel the effects of seasonal factors, primarily scheduled refinery maintenance. The national average price at the pump rose to $3.34 per gallon Friday, seven cents higher than a week ago.
Junior right-hander Chris Huffman (Fort Defiance, Va./Fort Defiance) struck out seven for the victory and senior Trent Cundiff (Roanoke, Va./Northside) wrapped up eight scoreless innings from the JMU staff with the save in a 5-2 victory over East Carolina on Saturday afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium in non-conference baseball action.
The Virginia Senate voted Tuesday 20-20 to pass a bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $9.25. The vote took place along party lines, with all Democrats supporting and all Republicans opposed. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam broke the tie.
In recent years, gas prices have trended higher to start the year, however cold temperatures across much of the country have led to weak demand and kept prices flat to begin 2014.
A State Senate committee effectively killed legislation that would have taken public notices out of newspapers. The Senate Committee on Local Government voted 12-3 on Tuesday to “pass by indefinitely” Sen. Ralph K. Smith’s SB 472.
Nine All-America caliber players highlight a football recruiting class composed of 28 student-athletes, as announced by Virginia Tech on Wednesday.