News · Virginia General Assembly

Thursday Notes: Fiorina to challenge Kaine?

Former GOP Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina may challenge Va. Senator Tim Kaine (D) next year. This was announced during an interview with Fiorina on a Portsmouth-based radio show, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Kaine is seeking another term next year after his failed veep bid on this past year’s presidential election. Kaine was Hillary Clinton’s… Continue reading Thursday Notes: Fiorina to challenge Kaine?

News · Virginia General Assembly

Monday Notes: Senate Committee looks at two percent pay hike

Two percent. That’s the pay increase for K-12 and higher education teachers under a proposed budget by the Senate Finance Committee. The measure was adopted Sunday. The House Appropriations Committee approved additional monies to schools, including higher education, but did not include raises. Both budgets also reinstate the three percent pay loss state employees suffered… Continue reading Monday Notes: Senate Committee looks at two percent pay hike