Governor McDonnell Unveils 2014-2016 Budget

bobmcdonnell1Today, outgoing Governor Bob McDonnell (R) unveiled his two-year, $95.9 billion budget proposal to the Joint Money Committees of the General Assembly  in Richmond, Va.

The proposal included increases in mental health and education spending, among other priorities.

Both NBC4 Washington and the Washington Post note that this budget is $10 million larger than the current biennial budget, with the majority of the increased spending directed toward Medicaid, K-12 education and state retirement and health care plans.

The budget, which is McDonnell’s final hurrah before leaving office in January, includes no new taxes or fee increases. To see the full text of the proposed budget, click here.

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