Cole Announces Redistricting Hearings Around Virginia

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Del. Mark Cole, chairman of the House Privileges and Elections Committee, announced six hearings to be held in September, October, and December by a Redistricting Subcommittee to gather public input for the redistricting process (see full press release here (PDF))— Roanoke—Wednesday, September 8, 7 pm, Natural Science Center, Virginia Western Community College, 3102 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke (Google Maps) (Campus Map, … Read More

Jones Explains VRS Reforms; Good for Employees; Good for State

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Del. S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) addressed the House this morning to clarify confusion about Virginia Retirement System (VRS) reform in the House budget. Check out his remarks on YouTube. House-passed VRS Reform and Budget legislation strikes former Gov. Kaine’s proposal to require current state employees to contribute 1% in 2011 and 2% in 2012 to VRS, keeping the promise to … Read More