Increase tax credit for long-term health insurance
"As governor, Bob McDonnell will provide for an increase in the refundable tax credit for purchase of long term health insurance."
Train more doctors to practice in rural areas
"We will offer assistance to the new VCOM in Blacksburg and the Virginia Tech Carilon School of Medicine in Roanoke, to train more doctors and nurses to practice in rural Virginia."
Establish a health sciences high school
"In cooperation with our universities and community colleges, Bob McDonnell will establish at least one Virginia Health Sciences High School (academy or Governor's school) to specifically prepare students for further study in nursing, medical technology, pharmacy, medical equipment specialties and veterinary or medical school."
Award 100,000 additional degrees
McDonnell's plan for higher education includes "100,000 additional Associates and Bachelors' Degrees over the next 15 years."
Increase classroom share of education spending
The McDonnell/Bolling administration will increase the state average for spending in the classroom by 4 percent over the course of their administration.
Consolidate guides for business creation and expansion
Virginia has four different types of publications to help create and expand a business...As governor, Bob McDonnell will combine all resources into one updated manual.
Conserve 400,000 acres
“As governor, I will do so by ensuring we conserve another 400,000 acres by the conclusion of my term in January 2014.”
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