The Department of Veterans Affairs details that the federal government employed private security guards to surveil at least eight Confederate cemeteries.

Armstrong High School is a community school producing some of the greatest graduates. Some alums are speaking out about the potential closure of eight schools in Richmond including Armstrong High School. The announcements are the result of budget cuts. My mother, a 1964 graduate, was disappointed about the news that her alma mater might close. […]


While many of us are well aware that eating healthy is the right thing to do, the price tag (or our perception of the price…

The Virginia 2014 General Assembly Session has adjourned and lawmakers in the House and Senate have not passed the two-year 95-million state budget. Members of the General Assembly in both House and Senate left Richmond afternoon still at odds over Medicaid expansion. However, the final hours of the General Assembly session did bring agreement on […]

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Are you ready to ball on a budget during 2014? Well here at ” The D.L. Hughley Show” we are going to help you fulfill…

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  Sequestration will impact Virginia the most because of our defense and federal employees working and living in Northern Virginia.   From Kevin Hall, United States Senate:   WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today highlighted a new economic analysis revealing that Virginia would be hurt more than almost any other state from […]

    The Virginia Senate passed the Medicaid Expansion measure (SB800) on Thursday which allow the Department of Medical Assistance Services to move forward with extending Medicaid coverage. Nearly 400,000 Virginians, including 62,000 working people age 50-64, will have health coverage effective January 1, 2014 if the state can get federal waivers. The reform system would include […]

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The United States 112th Congress is back in session. Members in the Senate and House of Representatives will have to discuss the nation’s looming debt and how to fix it. Will both sides agree to allowing some of the Bush-era tax cuts to expire by the end of the year? Will entitlement programs be included in […]

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Democratic and Republican leaders are back at work in Washington, DC. The nation’s deficit seems to be the big talk on Capitol Hill. Will there be a compromise on the nation’s budget? Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner heads to Capitol Hill today to negotiate a plan to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.” A series are meetings […]


Like me, I’m sure many of you are beauties on a budget. While I enjoy certain luxuries of my New Jersey life, I definitely miss…

CHICAGO- Obama for America has released eight “radio ads”  detailing the devastating impact of the Romney-Ryan budget and its affect on the middle class and a growing economy.  From allowing the housing market hit rock bottom to turning Medicare into a voucher system and slashing investments in education. A Romney-Ryan approach is consistent with a […]

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has submitted $43.9 million in amendments to the state’s budget. Amendments include but not limited to restoring funds for critical job creation programs, preserving funds for education and a private-sector solution to fund a one-time state employee bonus for November 2012. The governor restored $19.5 million in economic development funding from […]