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Archive for January 2007

Ward Armstrong remembers Gilmorenomics

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Del. Ward Armstrong reminds the House of how thing operated under the sound fiscal management of Gov. Jim Gilmore.

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January 26, 2007 at 12:02 pm

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General fund answers

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…prompting Republican Leader Morgan Griffith and Del. Tim Hugo to respond with sarcastic tirades about the general fund’s “importance.”

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January 26, 2007 at 12:02 pm

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General fund questions

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Del. Ken Plum and Del. Jim Scott spoke on the House floor yesterday, both expressing concern about the math of the GOP transportation proposal.

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January 26, 2007 at 12:02 pm

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Al Eisenberg on the minimum wage

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After yesterday’s subcommittee vote, Del. Al Eisenberg spoke about the importance of paying a fair wage on the House floor.

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January 26, 2007 at 10:41 am

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GOP kills minimum wage revival attempt

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Democrats attempted to bring HB 2004 and HB 1634 before the full House Commerce and Labor committee this afternoon, following their demise in subcommittee early this morning. The vote to reconsider HB 2004 failed on a 10-10 vote; HB 1634 fell short on a 9-11 vote.

HB 2004 vote:

HB 1634 vote:

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January 25, 2007 at 5:29 pm

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Final wage increase dies in subcommittee

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Shortly after HB 2004 died, the subcommittee also failed to report the final bill on a minimum wage increase, Del. Danny Marshall’s HB 1634.

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January 25, 2007 at 11:11 am

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Minimum wage increase dies in subcommittee

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Following the testimony, the subcommittee rolled all the bills aimed at increasing the minimum wage (except HB 1634) into Del. Vince Callahan’s HB 2004, which was then swiftly defeated by Dels. Byron, Kilgore, Abbitt, Nixon, and Hugo.

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January 25, 2007 at 11:05 am

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