Summer is right around the corner. VDOT recently sent out a report stating that it has filled some 79,000+ potholes in the Northern VA region. Does that tell you what kind of winter we had? Some of you may have noticed that work has begun on extending the north shoulder […]
Author: Dick Saslaw
Some 60 days have passed since the Governor called a special session of the General Assembly to address the issue of the biennial budget. We are no closer to passing the budget today than we were when we began the process during the regularly scheduled session. Taking a cue from […]
On March 8, the General Assembly adjourned from the scheduled 2014 General Assembly without any consensus on the biennial budget. Within hours, Governor McAuliffe called for a Special Session of the General Assembly to convene on Monday, March 24 to address the matter of not having a spending plan for […]
Winter Wonderland: It’s an appropriate observation of the season of the year, the weather, and this session of the General Assembly. This should be my last column from Richmond before the scheduled adjournment of the General Assembly. In my opinion, this session has proven to meet the standard of winter “wonderland” […]
From fox penning to ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, a diverse array of legislation has made its way through the Senate of Virginia. The same is true for the House of Delegates. Now that we enter crossover, both chambers will review any approved legislation from the other house. Additionally, […]
Happy New Year! 2013 proved to be a very exciting year with a Democratic sweep of the three statewide offices setting the stage for the upcoming session of the General Assembly. Governor McDonald will finish his term when Terry McAuliffe is sworn in as the 72nd Governor of Virginia at […]
Nearly one month ago, Virginians went to the polls and elected Terry McAuliffe, Ralph Northam and Mark Herring to lead the Commonwealth over the next four years. With over two million votes cast, Mark Herring eked out victory with some 165 votes. As we go to press, the State Board […]
Congratulations to our newly elected Governor, Terry McAuliffe and Lt. Governor, Ralph Northam. Mark Herring is continuing to fight in his recount to ensure the over reach from the Attorney General’s office will end.
This has been a week in American government that we should never have to bear witness to – ever.
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. Our children have headed back to school and football season has begun. Good luck to all of our students as they launch into the academic year. Thanks to all of our teachers for their dedication to preparing them for their future. Summer […]