Experts Respond to Kaine

By: Shane Symolon Email
By: Shane Symolon Email

Political experts say Kaine reached out to Republicans in a way, by keeping to the middle of the road with most of his proposals in the hope of bi-partisan work to get some of the reforms passed.

While Kaine proposed many ideas, the ultimate funding issues will be decided by the General Assembly, which leaves the legislature to fight out how it's going to pay for the many reforms.

"Kaine staked out the political center in Virginia. Everyone's for paying teachers more. Everyone's for more kids to go to pre-kindergarden so they can learn how to read. Everyone knows we need to spend more money on college education because more kids in Virginia are going to go to college in the next generation," says Jim Josefson.

Experts say the biggest surprise came when Kaine asked for the abusive driver fees be repealed, because while they were intended to be a major funding source for transportation projects, they have not produced the success officials were expecting. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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