50 years of progress and setbacks.
County seeks efficiency gains.
The most important vote I have ever taken.
Meeting housing goal takes hard choices.
Parents raise concerns about schools plan and budget cuts.
After years of hoping, it’s possible Medicaid expansion will come on April 11; say a prayer.
Public petitions School Board for Montessori and arts funding.
Lawmakers poised to leave town without passing budget.
Budget showdowns are rare in Virginia, but not unprecedented. Back in 2004, Gov. Mark Warner clashed with Republicans over a sales tax increase. Then in 2014, Gov. Terry McAuliffe engaged in brinkmanship over expanding Medicaid. Now lawmakers are poised to end the session once again without passing a budget.