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  • RTD: $300 million Capitol Square project moving ahead

    The state has put out bid reqquests for a new General Assembly building and upgrades at the old Richmond city hall next door, Michael Martz reported Sunday for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. This is the project that an angry Gov. Terry McAuliffe put on...
  • QUESTION OF POWER: Virginia ABC needs comprehensive review

    QUESTION OF POWER: Virginia ABC needs comprehensive review
    In an effort to make the Virginia Department of Alcohol Beverage Control less political and more business savvy, the General Assembly approved legislation this year making dramatic changes to the agency's operations. In the wake of an incident in...
  • High court sends back ruling on Virginia redistricting

    A federal judicial panel must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday. The justices ordered the three-judge panel to review the case in...
  • Group blasts governor over proposed privacy amendments

    A civil liberties group is blasting Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for trying to amend legislation aimed at protecting personal privacy. The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia sent McAuliffe a letter Monday accusing him of trying to gut bills that...
  • McAuliffe signs clean budget; bill vetoes coming

    McAuliffe signs clean budget; bill vetoes coming
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed off on the state budget Thursday without suggesting any amendments or line item vetoes, the first time that's happened in Virginia since 1998. McAuliffe, a Democrat in his second year as governor, was at the signing joined by...
  • Board of Supervisors contender Chad Green announces candidacy

    Board of Supervisors contender Chad Green announces candidacy
    Attorney and fifth-generation York County resident Chad Green announced Friday that he is seeking the Republican nomination for York County Board of Supervisors District 3. Donald Wiggins currently holds that seat and has said he is not seeking another...
  • York court hears another oyster lawsuit

    York court hears another oyster lawsuit
    YORK — Anthony Bavuso was back in the York County Poquoson Circuit Court Thursday as a judge heard arguments in his most recent lawsuit against the county's Board of Supervisors. Bavuso has been in a legal battle with the county since the...
  • Kaine introduces Good Samaritan bill

     Back last summer, Sen. Tim Kaine sat in on a training session ‘way down in Southwest Virginia showing people how to administer naloxone, a drug that prevents overdoses. Earlier this year, he watched the Virginia General Assembly easily pass a...
  • Lawmakers make 10th Amendment, token gift arguments in McDonnell case

    Among the ten friend-of-the-court briefs Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal team filed Monday is one from nearly 40 current and former members of the House and Senate. They're almost exclusively Republican. Much of Virginia Beach is represented, as are the...
  • McAuliffe on bills, campaign season, Cuba, uranium and Clinton

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe spoke to an area group of bankers and business people today on the 23rd floor of the Richmond Federal Reserve building. And I'm going to warn you, there's not a ton of news here, so if you've heard the governor say "New Virginia...
  • Supreme Court remands in 3rd District gerrymander case

    Supreme Court remands in 3<sup>r</sup><sup>d</sup> District gerrymander case
    The U.S. Supreme Court sent Virginia's 3rd District gerrymander case back down the pipe on Monday, a move that brings Virginia another step closer to a redraw of its congressional map. The nation's highest court vacated and remanded a three-judge panel'...