One of sequestration’s biggest “losers” was the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which was required to cut 5 percent across the board. Although this was a drop in the bucket compared to the approximately $85.4 billion in spending authority reductions for FY 13, it took a considerable toll.
Delegate Sickles and Senator Ebbin Provide Legislative Updates to the Montebello Condominium AssociationMarch 22, 2016Press Release
ALEXANDRIA, VA. – Last night, Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) and Senator Adam Ebbin (D-30) addressed citizens at the Montebello Community Center about the 2016 General Assembly. They covered a variety of subjects, ranging from the new FY17-FY18 Biennium budget, updates on car title lending legislation, proffer reform, and other critical issues.
ALEXANDRIA, VA. – This morning, Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) and Supervisor Jeff McKay (Lee) met with representatives from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to discuss the 2016 spring paving schedule for Lee District.
Delegate Mark Sickles’ Commends WMATA’s General Manager Paul Wiedefeld on his Commitment to Safety and the Unprecedented Metro ShutdownMarch 15, 2016Press Release
ALEXANDRIA, VA. – Delegate Mark Sickles released the following statement after the Washington Metropolitan Area Metro Authority (WMATA) announced this afternoon that all Metrorail service would be suspended, starting midnight tonight for 29 hours.
Federal sequestration has taken a considerable toll on Virginia’s defense driven economy. Governor McAuliffe’s top priority, therefore, is to help diversify our economy. This session, the General Assembly is working on a business-led, bipartisan initiative called GO Virginia. It is designed to enhance the growth of local and regional business opportunities through regional public-private partnerships.