Delegates Watson and Farrell Discussing Amendments to the House Budget

HouseGOP2012 General Assembly Session, Budget, Issues

On the House Floor today, Delegates Mike Watson and Peter Farrell discussed two budget amendments included in the House Budget. Delegate Watson discussed a budget amendment which provides $3 million for Jefferson Lab for upgrades to its Free Electron Laser. Upgrading the laser would help the lab improve research capabilities and could bring 1,400 jobs to Virginia. Delegate Farrell discussed an amendment which provides $2 million to help rebuild schools in Louisa County following the earthquake in August.