Articles by Ben Paviour
Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is once again raising tens of thousands of dollars for his political action committee, over two months after two women accused him of sexual assault.
Former Governor Terry McAuliffe told CNN on Wednesday that he won’t run for president, but he didn’t rule out a second stab for governor. If McAuliffe tries and succeeds in reaching the Executive Mansion again, he’ll be only the second governor to do so since Virginia began electing governors.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke rallied several hundred supporters in Short Pump on Tuesday as part of a statewide junket. He’s the first Democrat to stump in Virginia ahead of primaries next March.
The political action committees of Virginia’s top two Democrats paid tens of thousands of dollars to communication and law firms in the wake of scandals in February, according to financial disclosure forms filed late on Monday.
Gov. Ralph Northam will be greeted with protesters from the NAACP and the Republican Party of Virginia on Sunday at his second campaign event since a racist yearbook photo scandal erupted in February.
A vote in the General Assembly last week could complicate Virginia’s participation in a regional cap-and-trade program stretching from Maryland to Maine.
The General Assembly passed nearly 100 bills since 2010 that were nearly identical to so-called model bills prepared by special interest groups. That’s according to a new investigation by USA TODAY and the Arizona Republic. Ben Paviour has more.
Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax said on Wednesday that his lawyers have contacted prosecutors to investigate claims he sexually assaulted two women.