Category Archives: UMW in the News

Biden readies for balancing act in first late-night sit-down (The Hill)

“The reality is that Joe Biden came to office with an immensely long list of challenges: From COVID, to instability in eastern Europe, to trying to bring the country together after Jan. 6,” said Stephen Farnsworth, co-author of the book “Late Night with Trump: Political Humor and the American Presidency.”

Biden readies for balancing act in first late-night sit-down (The Hill)

Budget includes money for Hurley, paying off debt on Central Virginia Training Center (Cardinal News)

Stephen J. Farnsworth, a political scientist at the University of Mary Washington, said that the budget deal – if approved by all the players – is a win for Youngkin, a win for the Democrats in the legislature, and a win for consumers.

Budget includes money for Hurley, paying off debt on Central Virginia Training Center (Cardinal News)

State lawmakers could finally vote on a budget proposal next week (WVTF)

Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington says a governor’s first budget is particularly important. "If a governor is able to get a lot of what he wants in the budget – that will create an environment where maybe he will be more successful," Farnsworth says. "If a governor gets basically rolled by the opposition party or by the legislature, that's a sign that perhaps the governor isn't quite ready for primetime."

State lawmakers could finally vote on a budget proposal next week (WVTF)