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Monday, February 18, 2008

GOP in VA Senate still has some power

The Senate Republicans in the General Assembly are using what power they still possess to stop the withdrawal of more than $420 million from the rainy day fund. Interesting quotes:

Sen. William C. Wampler Jr. of Bristol, the finance panel's ranking Republican, said the GOP would resist the budget because it relies on a Kaine-recommended $420 million withdrawal from the rainy-day account while expanding programs the governor favors....the seven Republicans on the 16-member Senate Finance Committee opposed the panel's recommended changes to a budget for 2008-2010.


Read Here: http://www.inrich.com/cva/ric/news.apx.-content-articles-RTD-2008-02-18-0124.html

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