Gov. McAuliffe announces new state-wide higher ed spending at Norfolk State
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Gov. McAuliffe announces new state-wide higher ed spending at Norfolk State

In a speech before faculty and staff gathered in the rotunda of Norfolk State University’s library on Wednesday morning, May 11, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced record-setting spending initiatives for higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. “While other states are cutting, we’re investing in education,” McAuliffe told the crowd. “We were able to secure more than a … Continue reading

Hear Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe live on 91.1 FM Friday, March 25, at 9:15 a.m.
Education / Local / Virginia

Hear Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe live on 91.1 FM Friday, March 25, at 9:15 a.m.

Check out WNSB 91.1 FM this Friday, March 25, for a very special edition of Spartan Life Radio.  WNSB is the Norfolk State University radio station. WNSB is interviewing Governor Terry McAuliffe at 9:15 a.m. live on Hot 91.1 FM. Governor McAuliffe will talk about highlights from the 2016 Virginia General Assembly session including highly … Continue reading

Illinois budget impasse spurs creative way to fund shelters
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Illinois budget impasse spurs creative way to fund shelters

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois homeless shelters struggling to get by without state aid during the budget stalemate could get a much-needed financial boost through specialty scratch-off lottery tickets. A bipartisan measure pending in the Illinois Legislature would create a new $3 scratch ticket and designate all the proceeds beyond administrative costs and prize money … Continue reading

GOP, Dems, Obama reach accord on 2-year budget deal
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GOP, Dems, Obama reach accord on 2-year budget deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The budget deal between congressional leaders and President Barack Obama, aimed at heading off a government shutdown and debt crisis, faces its first hurdle Tuesday when it goes before restive House Republicans, including rebellious arch-conservatives. The two-year pact, which would take those volatile fiscal issues off the table until after the 2016 … Continue reading