Legislators from both sides of the aisle paid tribute yesterday to the man who kept the House of Delegates running for the past 20 years, House Clerk Bruce Jamerson, who was found dead early Monday. Craig Carper reports.
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Democrats and Republicans in the state Senate began meetings yesterday evening in attempt to find a bipartisan compromise on a new redistricting proposal in the wake of Governor McDonnell’s veto. Craig Carper reports.
The House of Delegates and state Senate will return to the Capitol today to debate legislative redistricting again in response to the Governor’s veto of the initial plan. Craig Carper reportsfrom Capitol Square.
For the sixty third year in a row, current elected officials and candidates seeking elected office met with thousands of voters in Wakefield yesterday for the annual Shad-Planking event. Craig Carper reports.
The House of Deleages' Privileges and Elections Committee unanimously has approved an updated redistricting plan in response to Governor McDonnell’s veto.
Yesterday at a road construction project in Chester, Governor Bob McDonnell ceremonially signed his 4- billion-dollar, three-year transportation improvement package into law. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell has vetoed the General Assembly’s redistricting plan for Virginia’s state legislative districts. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell has signed into law 12 bills aimed at protecting and improving services for victims of domestic and sexual violence. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell has less than five days to take action on the legislative redistricting proposals passed by the General Assembly, and elected officials on both sides of the aisle, as well as redistricting reform advocates, are calling for a veto.
Gay and Lesbian rights groups are asking the State Board of Social Services to end discriminatory adoption practices that exclude same sex couples. Craig Carper reports.