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Byline: Kevin Crossett
Feb. 24--RICHMOND, Va. -- House of Delegates Democrats assembled at the south portico of the state Capitol Monday morning and launched the first of several attacks against a House budget that they say doesn't protect Virginia's education, transportation, public safety or health care priorities.
House Minority Leader Franklin Hall, D-Richmond, and a dozen other Democrats, including Martinsville Democrat Ward Armstrong, criticized the House's two-year spending plan and sought to draw out House Republicans who have continued their no-tax pledge throughout the session.
"It appears that the governor, Senate Democrats, Senate Republicans and House Democrats are all on the same page. It must be a very lonely job to be a House …