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  • Feds looked hard, found nothing on Virginia lawmaker Norment

     Feds looked hard, found nothing on Virginia lawmaker Norment
    When state Sen. Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr. went to the FBI to say he was being blackmailed, agents made no promise they wouldn't go after him if they found anything amiss.
  • DP Buzz: Ethics

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...

    Virginia needs to listen to Newport News, Yancey says

    Newport News has things to tell the rest of the state, Del. David Yancey says, reflecting on the General Assembly session just past. Take, for instance, his proposal to give police a hand making cases against those who coerce others into prostitution or...

    Times have changed for Virginia's car tax relief

    Times have changed for Virginia's car tax relief
    Using state tax dollars to give people a break on their local car taxes may seem a little like robbing Peter to pay Paul, but it's the centerpiece of a state program that covers a portion of property taxes on personal vehicles. The relative value of...

    At Norment Town Hall, a focus on transparency and change

    Now that the veto session is past, this is the time of year when many Virginia legislators hold Town Hall meetings to report to their constituents about what the General Assembly has done. But state Sen. Tommy Norment's session with three dozen voters...