State Lawmakers a Step Closer to a Budget Deal
by Deirdre Blake
posted Jun 13 2014 8:42AM
The months of debate and delay in Richmond that has put lots of local school and government spending decisions on hold is coming to a close.
The Senate Finance Committee advanced a new state budget yesterday, without Medicaid expansion in Virginia. The two-year, $96 billion-dollar plan goes to the Senate and House of Delegates floors next Thursday. Without a new one by June 30th, it could mean a partial government shutdown.