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Sens. Warner, Kaine Applaud Bipartisan Appropriations Bill Passed by U.S. Senate

From Senators Warner and Kaine: WARNER & KAINE APPLAUD BIPARTISAN APPROPRIATIONS BILL PASSED BY SENATE ~ Package includes funding for Metro, Chesapeake Bay cleanup, and new Virginia tribes ~  WASHINGTON –...

Virginia General Ends Fiscal Year 2018 with $551.9 Million Surplus as...

Good news; as usual, sound financial management under Democratic leadership, both at the state and federal levels. In sharp contrast, national Republicans blew up...

Virginia State Sen. Janet Howell Highlights “by far the best budget...

The following is from State Senator Janet Howell (D-Fairfax/Arlington), who served as a budget conferee and is one of the most powerful members of...

Video: VA-10 GOP Candidate Blows Up 2018 “Omnibus Bill” with AR-15

It takes some doing to make Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA10), who votes 97% of the time with Trump, look non-extreme. But Comstock's hard-right opponent,...

Why Are Virginia’s Republican Senators Holding Our Bipartisan Budget Hostage?   

From DPVA: Why are Virginia’s Republican Senators holding our bipartisan budget hostage?    Tommy Norment and GOP Senate hurting their constituents by playing politics and delaying...

Arlington County Adopts FY19 Budget; Chair Katie Cristol Calls It “not...

From Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol: We have adopted a FY19 budget. This year was the most challenging budget process that this community has...

The GOP Balanced Budget Amendment: Hypocrisy & Poor Economics

by John Suddarth I’m a Congressional candidate in VA-01, a Progressive in favor of Single-Payer & investment in Education, Infrastructure & action on Climate Change.  I’m...

Video: Virginia House Approps Committee Adopts Amendments to Budget/Medicaid Bill; Loooong...

Video: Virginia House Appropriations Committee adopts amendments to budget/Medicaid expansion bills (5001 and 5002). Keep in mind that we still have a loooong...

Video: Del. Marcus Simon on What to Expect re: Next Week’s...

Excellent preview (see video below) by Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) of next week's Virginia General Assembly special session on the budget and possible...

Saturday News: “Trump Heads South, Leaving Washington Reeling”; #MarchforOurLives; #ProtectTransTroops; On...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, March (for Our Lives) 24. Trump signs massive spending...