Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) have announced a budget compromise that would fund the federal government through 2015. Among the highlights of the $2 trillion plan include restoration on sequestration and a reduction of the federal deficit by $22.5 billion. However, spending does continue to go up in the plan.
Thus ideally ends the chapter over the attempts to modernize the University of Virginia by the Board of Visitors and the UVA faculty, perhaps with the best of all possible outcomes.
Interesting article this AM out of the Bristol Herald Courier focusing on the impact the Virginia Tobacco Commission has had on Southwest and Southside communities over the last 10 or so years: Since April 2000, the commission has spent slightly more than $813 million and set aside $189 million more for 1,700 grants tied to […]
You’ll need a plate of cheese to finish the WaPo’s whine.