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  • House Armed Services Committee takes hard line on JFCOM

    House Armed Services Committee takes hard line on JFCOM
    A key House panel will not support any changes needed to enact the Pentagon's $100 billion efficiency initiative until it gets more information about the recommended closing of Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, its chairman says. Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Mo.,...
  • Hampton Roads reacts to Supreme Court's decision to uphold health-care law

    Hampton Roads reacts to Supreme Court's decision to uphold health-care law
    Here are local reactions to today's U.S. Supreme Court5-4 ruling upholding President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, said he "will continue to support limiting the federal government's reach." "As this law...
  • Pay increase for migrant workers on hold

    Pay increase for migrant workers on hold
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || A planned pay increase for temporary foreign workers, some employed by Virginia's seafood industry, has been delayed for 60 days. The news was announced last week by Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., who is concerned that changes to...
  • Opposition grows in Virginia to migrant worker pay increase

    Opposition in Virginia to a wage boost for thousands of migrant workers grew Wednesday with several lawmakers saying the increase could kill American jobs. The rule would bump hourly wages as much as 50 percent for 66,000 foreign workers enrolled in...
  • Cantor reserved on migrant worker issue

    Cantor reserved on migrant worker issue
    Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Richmond, is not shy about criticizing President Barack Obama, especially on economic issues. So it’s a little surprising the House Majority Leader is fairly reserved on changes to a visa program that Virginia’s seafood...
  • Virginia: land of outsourced labor

    One industry wants to keep its foreign workers, the other wants to replace them. That’s how it goes in Virginia, where imported labor does everything from shucking oysters to caring for the elderly. U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both...