Tag: government reform

McAuliffe announces first meeting of government reform commission

Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Commission to Ensure Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government will convene its first meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, October 27 in House Room 3 of the state Capitol.

Ken Plum: Past time for reform

The State Integrity Investigation, a project of the Center for Public Integrity, recently gave Virginia an F grade and a rank of 47th among the 50 states in its Corruption Risk Report Card (www.stateintegrity.org).

House Dems call for government reform, budget transparency

Today, the House Democratic Caucus’ newly installed Minority Leader David J. Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Caucus Chair Mark Sickles (D-Fairfax), and House Democratic leaders from across the Commonwealth released the House Democratic Caucus’ agenda on Government Reform and Budget Transparency for the 2012 Session. Constituents in Virginia have called for a state government that works more efficiently […]

Ken Plum: Reforming and restructuring Virginia government

Column by Ken Plum www.kenplum.com   Gov. Bob McDonnell is to be commended for appointing a Commission on Government Reform and Restructuring to “make government simpler and easier to use, more efficient and more effective.” The 30-person commission made up of businesspersons and legislators has an ambitious schedule of completing its initial report in two […]