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  • Mystery swirls around ports privatization robocalls

    Two pro-port privatization robocalls are floating around, and it's unclear who's behind them. We broke the story in this morning's Daily Press about a call that blasts Virginia International Terminals' outgoing CEO Joe Dorto for his high salary and...
  • Del. Harvey Morgan to make the rounds in Gloucester

     
    Del. Harvey Morgan has plans to meet late Monday afternoon with members of the Gloucester School Board and schools administrative staff and then walk across the street for a public forum. Morgan will meet with members of the Gloucester County School...
  • The Republican tax evolution

     
    Fascinating interview on “Fresh Air” this week (you can listen to/read it here). More interesting (to me) than the analysis of  tax cut winners and losers was the discussion about the evolution of GOP thinking about taxes and tax policy from...
  • Only 1 handgun a month? Virginia lawmakers see no point in limit

     
    Virginia handgun limits: The Virginia Senate has voted to lift a one-handgun-a-month purchase limit. The measure stands a good chance of becoming law....
  • Virginia House advances antiabortion 'personhood' measure

     
    The Virginia House of Delegates voted Tuesday to advance two anti-abortion measures: a bill defining "personhood" as beginning at conception, and a bill that would require women to view sonograms of their fetuses before undergoing abortions....
  • V-V Day

     
    It's victory in Virginia day. The WaPo reports: The Virginia House of Delegates voted Wednesday afternoon to amend a proposed bill on ultrasounds before abortions to say that no woman will have to undergo a internal ultrasound involuntarily. The revised.....
  • Fort Monroe Authority backs National Park

    Fort Monroe Authority backs National Park
    HAMPTON — The Fort Monroe Authority has backed the creation of a national park at the historic landmark that would have a larger footprint than recommended by the National Park Service last year. But significant parts of Fort Monroe would not be...
  • History of the city of Williamsburg

    History of the city of Williamsburg
    Williamsburg is one of America?s first planned cities, laid out more than 300 years ago under Gov. Francis Nicholson. The design of this ?new and well-ordered city? covering 220 acres reflected its eminence on the continent as the capital of the largest...
  • Mental health advocates oppose proposed restriction on drugs for Medicaid patients/Monday vote

    Mental health advocates oppose proposed restriction on drugs for Medicaid patients/Monday vote
    Eight Virginia health groups, from pediatricans to the Virginia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, are urging the  General Assembly to reject the governor’s amendment restricting access to psychiatric medications for those on...
  • Md., Va. governors compete nationally, but play nice at home

    Md., Va. governors compete nationally, but play nice at home
    Republican Gov. Robert McDonnell of Virginia made no secret about who he thought should win Maryland's 2010 gubernatorial campaign. It wasn't Martin O'Malley. Yet two months after O'Malley, a Democrat, sailed to victory, McDonnell showed up in...
  • Virginia General Assembly to vote on implementing autism insurance coverage

    Virginia General Assembly to vote on implementing autism insurance coverage
    Last year the General Assembly passed legislation that would require insurance companies to cover behavioral health therapy for autistic children, ages 2 to 6, with a cap on annual coverage costs of $35,000. The measure was slated to go into effect...