Tag: budget

mark warner

Sen. Warner on bipartisan budget agreement

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) issued the following statement on the bipartisan budget agreement passed by Congress and signed by the President.

Virginia general fund revenue collections down 3.4% in April

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that April state general fund revenue collections fell 3.4 percent.

McAuliffe announces $365,000 federal grant for Virginia public safety agencies

The Virginia Department of Fire Programs has received federal funding in the amount of $365,260.

Rural Virginia projects threatened under Trump budget?

President Trump’s budget proposes to eliminate programs like the Economic Development Administration.

February 2017 revenue collections up 3.6 percent: Virginia

Virginia general fund revenue collections for February increased 3.6 percent.

2017 General Assembly passes amended two-year state budget, adjourns

The 2017 General Assembly passes amended two-year state budget, adjourns on time.


House, Senate budget conferees announce conference report agreement

House and Senate budget negotiators have completed work on the budget conference reports for House Bill 1500.

terry mcauliffe

McAuliffe announces plan to balance FY2016-2017 budgets

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his actions to balance Virginia’s Fiscal Year 2016-2017 budgets in response to a revenue shortfall.

robert hurt

Robert Hurt: House focused on national debt

When I came to Washington in 2011, we were in the midst of a historic level of fiscal irresponsibility that threatened to drive us into a borrowing crisis.


Virginia revenue collections down 6.7 percent in April

Virginia’s April revenue collections fell 6.7 percent. On a fiscal year-to-date basis, total revenue collections rose 1.3 percent.

ken plum

Ken Plum: Balancing the budget

One of the responsibilities of the Governor of Virginia dictated by the State Constitution is to propose a budget for a biennium. W

terry mcauliffe

McAuliffe letter on the General Assembly budget proposals

Governor Terry McAuliffe has presented a letter to General Assembly money committee chairmen and the budget conferees.

Creigh Deeds: Budget, budget, budget

The 2016 Session of the General Assembly is now in warp speed. We are merely two weeks from adjournment, and it seems everybody is in two or three places at the same time.

Creigh Deeds: Still talking judges? We can do better

I have once again sponsored a bill to create a merit based selection process for judges. The bill has not yet been heard.

steve landes

Del. Steve Landes to co-chair Wytheville budget hearing

Del. Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, will co-chair the January 7 hearing on the Governor’s Proposed 2016-2018 Biennial State Budget.

Virginia Democratic Party

Senate Democratic leaders respond to McAuliffe budget

In response to Governor McAuliffe’s unveiling today of his proposed biennial budget, Senate Democrats made the following statements.

ralph northam

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments on McAuliffe budget

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam applauds the release of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s biennial budget this morning, which prioritizes education and workforce development.

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Virginia Organizing praises McAuliffe on Medicaid proposal

Virginia Organizing Chairperson Ladelle McWhorter issued the following statement in response to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s 2016-2018 proposed budget.

steve landes

Landes critical of McAuliffe push for Medicaid expansion in new budget

Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, released the following statement today in response to Governor McAuliffe’s two-year budget proposal.

terry mcauliffe

McAuliffe unveils biennial budget to Virginia General Assembly

The transcript of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s prepared remarks as he unveiled his proposed 2016-2018 state budget to the Virginia General Assembly.

Raising revenues must be central goal of budget talks

The recent federal budget agreement was a missed opportunity. It is good news that conservative ideologues did not force another government shutdown and that some deep cuts to critical services were avoided. But our political leaders missed the chance to create a better budget and a fairer tax system by closing loopholes and using those new revenues to meet our pressing national needs.

robert hurt

Robert Hurt: The proof is in the numbers

Since coming to Washington, I have continually fought to get our fiscal house in order and restore common sense to our budgetary policy. While we remain mired in over $18 trillion in debt, we have managed to reverse course over the last five years and have made some progress toward fiscal responsibility.