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FREE RANGE: Martha Boneta says new property-rights legislation signed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be a boon to rural Virginia. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau RICHMOND, Va. — Amid silence from county officials and Gov....Show More Summary
The bill, which revises the state's longstanding 'Crimes Against Nature' statute, was passed unanimously and is awaiting the signature of Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Featured Image: read more
To it's credit, the Washington Post this morning is reporting an intramural spat roiling inside the Democratic Party in the Old Dominion. Turns out gay rights groups are livid that Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) has nominated Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones to chair the state's Democratic Party. Show More Summary
Yesterday, the Senate defeated Governor Terry McAuliffe’s amendment to SB 330, an amendment that would have seriously weakened conscience protections included in a bill providing for the licensing of genetic counselors. The vote was 23-17 with Democrat Senators Chuck Colgan, Phil Puckett and Chap Petersen joining all 20 Republicans in protecting the right of conscience. […]
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Perhaps the strongest argument made by advocates of Medicaid expansion — and the one Gov. Terry McAuliffe made on the campaign trail — is that it will bring Virginia tax dollars back to Virginia. Show More Summary
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has been a Medicaid expansion advocate throughout this General Assembly session. The organization’s support has been a boon both to Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and to Democrats in general because it placed the most visible representative of Virginia’s business community on their side. Read full article >>
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. —The Virginia House of Delegates unanimously confirmed all of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s 13 cabinet nominees Thursday — including the one under a federal investigation. HE’S...Show More Summary
Metro General Manager and CEO Richard Sarles on Feb. 26 applauded an increased capital commitment of $75 million by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray, saying that it marked an...
Hey isn’t that… Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and newly minted Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe redefining the meaning of power hour at Nopa Kitchen + Bar in Penn Quarter on Friday night. The governors, both in town for the biannual National Governors Association meeting, enjoyed cocktails while chatting with billionaire businessman Robert Johnson and Orioles president Peter G. […]
IN CHARGE: Gov. Terry McAuliffe has the authority to expand Medicaid, according to a letter written by former Gov. Bob McDonnell. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau RICHMOND, Va. – A letter from then-Gov. Bob McDonnell to U.S. Show More Summary
A bill expanding gun carry rights was sent to Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) on February 20, along with three other pro-gun bills which passed the state legislature earlier in the week. According to the NRA-ILA, House Bill 962...Show More Summary
The freshly minted Governor of Virginia is looking to siphon money from state reserves and lottery funds to make up for decreasing revenues. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, said, "In order to remain prudent, we must adjust our revenue estimates...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Virginia should tap its reserves and lottery funds, as well as use unspent money from various accounts to make up for falling revenues, newly installed Governor Terry McAuliffe said on Wednesday.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe thinks he's cracked the code of bipartisanship: expensive booze, and lots of it.
Not three weeks ago, Newly elected Gov. Terry McAuliffe stood before the Virginia State Capitol and extolled a new era of bipartisanship in Richmond. It doesn’t seem to have lasted very long. Whether by design or chance, a series ofShow More Summary
By Bre Payton | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau Despite campaign promises, Gov. Terry McAuliffe remains silent on whether he will automatically restore voting rights to non-violent felons. PURCELLVILLE, Va. — Gov. Terry McAuliffe remains silent on whether he will automatically restore voting rights to non-violent felons. Show More Summary
Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe says he will not appoint special counsel to defend his state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in federal court Thursday. Featured Image: read more
"I share your view that the effective administration of our legal system requires zealous advocacy on all matters before the courts. In the present case, Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban is being vigorously and appropriately defended by the Clerk of Court for the City of Norfolk and the Clerk of Court for Prince William County. Show More Summary
On Saturday we reported that dozens of Republican lawmakers had called on Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to defend the state's gay marriage ban after Attorney General Mark Herring declared it unconstitutional and said he wouldn't be defending it in court....