On Tuesday, we reached crossover. With the exception of the budget, the House of Delegates can only consider bills originating in the Senate and the Senate can only consider House bills. There were some momentous votes this past week. [Read more…]
The past week produced dramatic news on a couple of fronts.
First, the economy continues to expand. Record growth in tax revenues continued through January, and it looks like we will have about $2 billion more than we anticipated in this year’s budget. The growth combined with our unemployment rates continuing to fall are both good signs. However, inflation remains high. [Read more…]