Virginia Senate Republican Caucus

Senate Republicans in the News - February 25

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Wed, 2010-02-24 19:00 -- ajohnston

The following are articles from newspapers, blogs, and other news sources throughout the Commonwealth and the country featuring members of the Virginia Senate Republican Caucus.

  • Multiple Senators
    • Retirement funds may aid budget – - As lawmakers prepare to cut $4 billion from the next two-year budget without raising taxes, they're looking to borrow from state employees' retirement to cover part of it.
  • Senator Emmett Hanger, Jr.
  • Senator William Wampler
    • Virginia Tax Measure for Space Not in Budget – Spaceports - Virginia state legislators are having the toughest legislative session in decades with the state budget cuts amounting to over $4-billion over the next two years and creating at atmosphere that lead to the defeat of measures in the Senate and House of budget amendments to divert sales taxes and/or state income tax earnings from human spaceflight to the operational budget of the state's commercial spaceport.
    • Budget conferees are a veteran group – Richmond Times-Dispatch - When it comes to fashioning a compromise budget with the House, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles J. Colgan, D-Prince William, is keeping his friends close and his enemies closer.

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