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In his first tie-breaking vote of the 2013 session Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling sided with Democrats to delay implementation of a measure designed to tighten Virginia's voter identification law. The measure sponsored by Sen. Dick Black, R-Loudoun, would remove...
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling sent a letter to General Assembly leaders Wednesday voicing his support for expanding Vriginia's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled over the summer that provisions...
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterGovernor Bob McDonnell is proposing a major overhaul of transportation funding that would do away with the state’s gas tax, and increase the state sales tax by almost a penny. The Governor’s office says the plan would generate more than $3...
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling surprised Virginia Republicans with the announcement he is suspending his campaign for Governor. His decision clears the way for Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to claim the GOP nomination, and it sets up a sharp...
Here are local reactions to today's U.S. Supreme Court5-4 ruling upholding President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, said he "will continue to support limiting the federal government's reach." "As this law...
In this year's General Assembly session, Senate Bill 924 passed on a tie-breaking vote by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling to impose new regulations on the state's abortion clinics. The law treats the clinic regulations as "emergency regulations" not subject to...
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Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling will give the commencement speech at Radford University's graduation in May. The graduation ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 5. Bolling was elected lieutenant governor in 2005, and was re-elected in 2009. He is...
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterSenate Democrats and Republicans are digging in their heels as they look toward to a stand-off over the state budget. The Senate is evenly divided, and Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling doesn't have the authority to break a tie vote on the budget....
A Democratic lawsuit filed in December in a failed bid to block the Republican takeover of a Virginia state Senate with 20 Democrats and 20 Republicans has been dropped. Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman Don McEachin withdrew the lawsuit in Richmond...
ReporterSenate Democrats delivered on their threat to vote against the budget Thursday afternoon. A party line vote kept the proposal from receiving the support needed for passage. Republicans have a working majority in the State Senate with Lieutenant Governor...
ReporterLobbyists lined the walls Sunday afternoon, as the two General Assembly money committees approved changes to the Governor's spending plan. The vote was unanimous in the House Appropriations Committee, but it was a different story in Senate Finance, where...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling says he'll cast a tie-breaking vote in the state Senate in the upcoming session except in certain cases. Bolling on Tuesday issued a memo outlining his interpretation of his voting powers based on the...
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