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Gov. Bob McDonnell offered cautious revisions Monday to Virginia's two-year budget, targeting modest spending increases for indigent health care, conditional raises for teachers and a hefty $128 million deposit into the state's rainy day reserves, and emphatically rejecting an expansion of Medicaid for the state.
More than 700 names will be engraved on a Virginia memorial honoring public safety workers killed in the line of the duty.
Virginia's governor is extending his sympathies to Connecticut following a horrific elementary school massacre, saying the state still has "painful memories" from the April 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech.
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Gov. Bob McDonnell is seeking 2 percent pay raises for public school teachers _ their first in five years _ provided Virginia lawmakers next month also make it easier for administrators to fire teachers deemed incompetent based on poor performance appraisals.
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A new online tool is available for military members who want to make the transition to Virginia's civilian healthcare work force.
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For the first time in more than ten years, the Virginia National Guard units will celebrate the holidays stateside.
Even if Congress reaches a deficit-reduction agreement to avert the end-of-year "fiscal cliff," Gov. Bob McDonnell said Thursday his amended budget will include some of the $130 million in cuts state agency chiefs recommended a week ago.
Virginia is launching an initiative to help farmers keep livestock out of waterways and manage grazing on pastureland.
Costs for travel and lodging through October for Gov. Bob McDonnell's State Police security detail totaled slightly more than $105,000.