Charlottesville, VA – Virginia's General Assembly opens its 2009 session next week and the big question on the minds of legislators is what government programs should not have their budgets cut.
In anticipation of the upcoming session, WMRA is talking with lawmakers from across the region about their priorities, and we begin this series with a General Assembly member who used to be Mayor of Charlottesville.
Charlottesville, VA – President-elect Barrack Obama is talking about a massive public works plan to put people back to work. Seven decades ago, another president used public works projects to get the economy moving... but the New Deal also accomplished some broad cultural goals.
Nancy King discovered that some of the New Deal's cultural efforts are still in evidence in Virginia.