This article ("Circuit Court clerks disappointed that more staffing seems unlikely," 1/6/05) from the Norfolk paper begins:
"This was supposed to be the year when the Circuit Court clerk’s staff would bounce back in size after forced layoffs, firings and furloughs in 2002.
But last month, Virginia Beach Circuit Court Clerk Tina E. Sinnen got an e-mail that dashed those hopes. She learned that Gov. Mark R. Warner’s budget for the coming year would not include more money for court clerks."