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Latest General Assembly Items
Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine yesterday said he is ordering state agencies to cut 5 percent of their budgets and that he is considering siphoning money from the state's "rainy-day fund" to help cover a statewide shortfall that is projected to reach $641 million by next summer.
ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Marylanders contributed about $150 million in taxes last year to Delaware and West Virginia by playing slot machines in those states, according to a report released yesterday.
The multibillion-dollar transportation plan Virginia lawmakers approved earlier this year is a constitutional train wreck that sells out the party's basic tenets of low taxation and less government, a group of Republicans says.
A Circuit Court judge in Henrico County, Va., yesterday upheld the state"s new abuser fees against resident drivers as constitutional, handing lawmakers who have supported the program their first legal victory.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A regional authority approved a set of taxes and fees yesterday to finance Hampton Roads transportation projects but delayed the effective date three months to give the General Assembly time to find alternatives to pay for the projects.
RICHMOND — A Henrico County prosecutor yesterday argued that the state has the constitutional right to impose stiff "abuser fees" solely against Virginia drivers because those drivers are responsible for most of the wear and tear on local roads.
A U.S. Navy veteran with a clean driving record who faces a $1,050 civil remedial fee after he was cited for driving 20 mph over the speed limit in Arlington sued the state of Virginia yesterday over its "abuser fee" program.