Archive for December, 2011

Gov. McDonnell: No Devolution Without Money to Pay for It

As an update to the December 13, 2011 blog post on VaLocalityLaw, “Devolution:  Will Virginia Pass its “Neglected,” “Crumbling” Highway System on to Local Governments?” Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has stated his position. In an article appearing on a Washington Post blog post, “McDonnell does not support shifting transportation costs to localities,” Governor McDonnell stated that devolution [...]

 

Devolution: Will Virginia Pass its “Neglected,” “Crumbling” Highway System on to Local Governments?

As discussed on this blog previously, there is a movement afoot in the Virginia General Assembly to transfer the responsibility and costs of the secondary road system in Virginia to your local county, city or town.  See our previous post — VDOT Study: Will State Roads Become Local Again?  (To be clear, secondary roads are more [...]