Budget amendment also includes $1 million for Catawba Hospital study and $15.7 million for life sciences labs in Roanoke and New River valleys.
That’s a routine occurance in Prince Edward County and it’s not alone. So will the state act or must one of the poorest counties tax itself?
Tuesday, Feb. 8: Suetterlein’s bill on how to count absentee ballots advances to the Senate floor. His bill on fund-raising fails. Hackworth tax relief bill and Stanley school construction bill advance.
If he wants to be a serious governor, and repay his political debt to Southwest and Southside, here’s what he could do.
Rural communities face reality of decaying schools and no local financial capacity to replace them.
A bipartisan consensus is forming around school construction and modernization but it needs gubernatorial leadership.
Ending fiscal year 2021 with the largest budget surplus in history, Virginia is ready to take on the school infrastructure crisis.
Outgoing governor touts strong economy and a record $2.6 billion surplus in his final budget.
The candidates for governor are running on national issues instead of the issues they’ll actually have to deal with in office.
Using a fund originally intended for school construction, Virginia has spent 33 times more on teacher retirements over the past six years than on construction.