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  • RFP: Judicial reviews under review

    The state Supreme Court will take a closer look at the anonymous attorney reviews used to assess sitting judges, which factored for the first time earlier this year in the General Assembly's decisions on judicial elections, according to the Richmond...
  • Hampton police still studying red-light cameras

    Hampton police still studying red-light cameras
    HAMPTON — Motorists gunning to get through yellow lights in Hampton and Newport News had better think twice. Officials in both cities are deciding whether to install red-light traffic cameras on some of the Peninsula's busiest intersections. While...
  • Races to watch in Tuesday's primary

    There are some several state-level primary elections to keep an eye on Tuesday: ___ House District 28: GOP House Speaker William J. Howell is facing a serious opponent for the first time in his 28-year political career. Tea party favorite Susan...
  • Police forces across the nation reaching out to Chesapeake

    Look up an article on police body cameras or tune into a recent broadcast about them, and there's a good chance you'll encounter a familiar name: Police Chief Kelvin Wright. Here he was on Washington-based Governing magazine's website in April: "Across...
  • 3rd Congressional District again deemed unconstitutional

    3rd Congressional District again deemed unconstitutional
    It appears all but certain the General Assembly will need to redraw the 3rd Congressional District after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia reaffirmed its decision Friday that the district’s boundaries were based too...
  • Donors love General Assembly incumbents

    Donors love General Assembly incumbents
    In two of the most competitive House of Delegates races in the state — one held by a Newport News Republican and the other by a Williamsburg Democrat — the big money is betting on incumbency. And even when incumbents face an easy —...
  • The money race on the Peninsula, so far, for the General Assembly

    So, who's winning what often seems the most important race in politics -- the chase for money? Here's a look at the April and May donations to Peninsula candidates: House of Delegates 91st district Gordon Helsel, R-Poquoson (incumbent), raised $3,...
  • Hey, big spender! An early look at campaign spending on the Peninsula

    In that rarest of Virginia political situations – a competitive race for a seat in the General Assembly – how DO candidates spend that money they raise so assiduously? The Peninsula is a good place to ask because we have two – count...
  • Opinion: Put on-campus sexual violence cases in capable hands of law enforcement

    Opinion: Put on-campus sexual violence cases in capable hands of law enforcement
    Every autumn, families across Virginia send their valuable treasures to towns including Charlottesville and Blacksburg, Williamsburg and Newport News, to attend some of the country's most prestigious publically funded colleges and universities. On...
  • Oyster poachers will soon face stiffer penalties

    Oyster poachers will soon face stiffer penalties
    Just as poor oyster harvests are looming on the horizon, the state is cracking down on oyster poachers, with harsher penalties set to kick in July 1. The new law gives the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) the authority to revoke commercial...
  • Indiana lawmakers should take religious freedom cues from Virginia

    Indiana lawmakers should take religious freedom cues from Virginia
    The recent controversy in Indiana over a bill aimed at protecting religious freedom should have Virginians feeling rather self-satisfied. After all, the commonwealth navigated those turbulent waters quite some time ago. Yes, the state passed a similar...