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

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.


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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.


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Rural Virginia projects threatened under Trump budget?

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


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February 2017 revenue collections up 3.6 percent: Virginia

Virginia general fund revenue collections for February increased 3.6 percent.


virginia general assembly

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

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


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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

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

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

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.


virginia organizing

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.


congress

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.


virginia tech

Virginia Tech Board of Visitors sets next year’s university budget at $1.4 billion

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved a $1.4 billion university budget for the next fiscal year (July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016) at its meeting on campus today.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt on passage of the House-Senate budget agreement

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of the House and Senate Conference Agreement on the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget.


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Stark Choices: People’s budget vs. Republican plan

The annual federal budget debate typically doesn’t excite many folks outside the Washington beltway. And with good reason – the Republican budget process is intended to lull the public to sleep by staying short on details and long on damaging provisions that will hurt low-income and middle-class families.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt: Balancing the budget for a stronger America

Last week, the House passed its annual budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year. A budget is a vision that demonstrates our priorities for the nation and illustrates what choices need to be made to responsibly allocate our limited resources to fulfill those priorities.


bob goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte: A balanced budget for a stronger America

An opportunity economy starts with a budget that leads to balance. The House of Representatives sent a strong message just a few days ago that a balanced budget is a top priority.


terry mcauliffe

Governor McAuliffe signs FY2015-2016 budget bill without amendment, line-item veto

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today after signing the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget Bill as it passed the General Assembly, without adding any amendments or line-item vetoes.


tim kaine

Tim Kaine statement on passage of budget out of Senate committee

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement after voting against the Fiscal Year 2016 Senate Budget Resolution in committee, which passed 12-10.


Ken Plum: Behind a single vote

I have been pleased to work over many years to make the legislative process transparent in order that citizens can understand what is behind a single vote.


virginia general assembly

Budget conference report now available online

The Virginia General Assembly budget conference report is now available online. In accordance with new rules changes announced last month by Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford), the House will wait 48 hours before taking a final vote.


virginia general assembly

House, Senate budget conferees announce conference report agreement, expect final vote on Thursday

House and Senate budget negotiators reached an agreement on a budget conference report over the weekend and expect final votes to be held in both chambers as early as Thursday, General Assembly leaders announced today.


revenues

Governor announces additional revenues available from new revenue forecast

Governor McAuliffe announced today an additional $136 million in state budget revenues as a result of the final mid-session analysis, which was completed after the Commonwealth’s books closed on February 9.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt: The president’s budget proposes the same failed policies

Last Monday, President Obama released his budget for the Fiscal Year 2016. His $4 trillion annual budget proposal never balances – ever – making it impossible to even begin paying down our staggering debt.


virginia general assembly

House Appropriations Committee presents proposed amendments to 2014-2016 biennial budget

The Virginia House of Delegates Committee on Appropriations presented its proposed amendments to the 2014-2016 biennial state budget Sunday.


Speaker Howell announces steps to improve transparency in state budget process

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) announced a series of actions Friday to improve transparency in the budget-making process.


democrats republicans

David Levine: An American tradition

Of the few things in life that are certain, one is that the budget sent by a Democratic president to a Republican Congress is dead on arrival. It has become an American tradition.


congress

Warner, Kaine introduce Senate bill to require two-year federal budgeting

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have introduced the bipartisan Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act of 2015 in an effort to reform Congress’ budgeting process.


Remarks by House Speaker Bill Howell on the 2015 General Assembly Session

Text of remarks from House Speaker Bill Howell on the opening of the 2015 Virginia General Assembly session.


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Governor McAuliffe announces federal approval, launch of Governor’s Access Plan

Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday announced the launch of the Governor’s Access Plan, or GAP, which will provide vital medical and behavioral health services for 20,000 individuals who have a serious mental illness and are uninsured.