Tag: House Bill

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Culpeper District Six-Year Improvement Program meeting is Oct. 9

Central Virginia residents are invited to attend a public meeting this Thursday to learn more about transportation projects funded in the Commonwealth’s Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP). T


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House passes budget agreement to close Virginia’s $2.4 billion revenue shortfall

The Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday passed House Bill 5010, the bipartisan budget agreement that closes the remainder of Virginia’s $2.4 billion revenue shortfall for fiscal years 2015 and 2016.


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House Republicans file first bills of 2015 General Assembly Session

Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and Republican members of the Virginia House of Delegates announced Monday the first pre-filed bills of the 2015 legislative session.


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State roads funding improvements in Shenandoah Valley

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved funding for significant projects that will improve travel in the Staunton region and the Shenandoah Valley.


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Emmett Hanger: Proposed Medicaid reform compromise

Today, as Chairman of the Medicaid Innovation & Reform Commission (MIRC) and as Chairman of the Senate Finance-Health & Human Resources Subcommittee, I am offering a proposal intended to serve as the basis for a compromise between the House, the Senate, and the Administration regarding Medicaid.


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ACLU applauds Gov. McAuliffe for signing cell phone tracking bill

The ACLU of Virginia applauds Gov. Terry McAuliffe for signing House Bill 17- a bipartisan bill whose chief co-patrons were Delegates Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) and Betsy Carr (D-Richmond).


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Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs caboose budget bill

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today after signing House Bill 5001, the Caboose Budget Bill, which funds state government through the remainder of this fiscal year:


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Del. Dickie Bell’s virtual learning bill passes the House

Legislation authored by Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton) to give parents and students the tools needed to ensure that every child has access to cutting edge technology for virtual learning passed the House of Delegates on Tuesday.


House of Delegates passes SOL reform

The House of Delegates voted unanimously on Tuesday to pass House Bill 930, which would reform the Standards of Learning (SOLs) by reducing the number of tests to focus students and teachers on key areas in each grade level and establishing a process to review remaining SOL assessments in order to maximize their effectiveness.


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Analysis: Dickie Bell gets attention from local Democrats for science education bill

Local Democrats are seething over a controversial bill introduced by Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, that would require school boards to “find effective ways to present scientific controversies in science classes.”


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Dickie Bell bill would require public schools to teach science ‘controversies’

Legislation proposed by Staunton Del. Dickie Bell would require school boards in Virginia to “find effective ways to present scientific controversies in science classes.”