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2015 Virginia legislative session wraps up with ethics rules

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s 2015 legislative session is in the books.

Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state’s ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia’s college campuses. 682 more words

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Former Va. first lady appeals corruption convictions

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — Attorneys for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell have filed a notice of appeal challenging her corruption convictions.

The notice of appeal… 76 more words

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"Unity!"

“…as long as it’s under MY faction!”

So, the WaPo decided to take another stab at a hit piece attacking conservatives today. Some of it is the usual tripe about being out of touch, blah blah blah. 616 more words

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The Politicization of Prince William County Children - Op-Ed from Lee Price

As many of you know by now, last week the Prince William County school system sent 86,000 children home with a flyer to give to their parents regarding the current budget debate on the Prince William County Board of County Supervisors. 414 more words

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Va. lawmakers approve budget with state pay raises

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WAVY) — Virginia lawmakers have approved a new state budget that includes a pay increases for state employees, boosts cash benefits for welfare recipients and gives Gov. 241 more words

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2 GOP Virginia state lawmakers announce retirements

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Republican state lawmakers won’t be seeking re-election.

Sen. Jeff McWaters of Virginia Beach and Del. Tom Rust of Herndon said Wednesday that they won’t be seeking re-election. 141 more words

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Please…my fellow Virginians; do not be swayed in favor of “Net Neutrality”.

A couple of weeks ago I came across a disturbing article in the ‘Public News Service” regarding “net neutrality” and how allowing the FCC to regulate the internet as a utility under the Communications Act of 1934 would somehow benefit “rural” Virginia… nonsense. 388 more words

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