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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe pushes for review on campus sexual assault policies after ‘Rolling Stone’ report

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Thursday urged a review of policies at the University of Virginia after a Rolling Stone magazine report about an alleged 2012 gang rape at a fraternity. The publication on Wednesday carried a female student’s description of an assault by seven men at the...

US Forest Service Green Lights Fracking in East Coast’s Largest National Forest

Despite the objections of environmental groups and Virginia's Governor Terry McAuliffe, the U.S. Forest Service has left the door open to allow fracking in the East Coast's largest national forest with the release of the forest's new management plan. The USFS

Virginia Goes For LGBT Tourists

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe yesterday announced that his state has formed a task force to pursue LGBT tourism. Speaking to a crowd of 400 tourism industry professionals, McAuliffe said the creation of the task force continues upon his campaign theme of openness and equality for all Virginians. Show More Summary

Virginia governor accepts transfer of battlefield parcels

The Civil War Trust on Friday transferred ownership of 127 acres of Civil War property to the state of Virginia in a noon time ceremony held at Rice, Va. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe accepted the gift of 12 acres at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park at that location as well as 115 acres at High Bridge Trail State Park. Read full article >>

A. Barton Hinkle: Why Politics As Usual Means Giving Other People’s Money to Special Interests

last monthNews : Reason

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe stood with two agriculture secretaries under overcast skies at the State Fair a few days ago to proudly announce exciting new ways they planned to give other people’s money to special interests. That’s not quite how they put it themselves, of course, writes A. Show More Summary

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Extends Adoption Rights to Married Gay Couples

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Coming on the heels of an executive order requiring all state agencies to disregard Virginia's former ban on same-sex marriage, Governor Terry McAuliffe has secured adoption rights for married gay couples, The Virginian-Pilot reports: “Now that same-sex marriage in Virginia...

Same-Sex Spouses In Virginia Can Now Legally Adopt

At the direction of Governor Terry McAuliffe, a bulletin from the Virginia Department of Social Services says same-sex spouses can legally adopt. [ more › ]

Five Days In, Virginia’s Governor Will Preside at Gay Wedding

Just four days after the same-sex marriage era began in Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe is to officiate at his first same-sex wedding.

VA Gov. Terry McAuliffe Secures Equal Benefits for Married Same Sex Couples

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Terry McAuliffe (D), Virginia’s recently elected governor, threw his support behind instituting protections for LGBT people in the workplace by issuing an executive order requiring all state agencies disregard the state’s former ban on same sex marriage. In a 2-1...

Democrat McAuliffe Sees Senate Toss-Up, Governor Gains

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said it’s a toss-up whether the Democrats will hold the U.S. Senate in the midterm elections, but he is optimistic about picking up some governor’s offices.

Terry McAuliffe is still terrible: He’s not even good at being corrupt!

A new bribery scandal out of Virginia strips the D.C. insider-turned-governor of his one saving grace

McAuliffe Chief of Staff Caught On Tape Making Political Job Offer

A recording has surfaced demonstrating that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s chief of staff, Paul Reagan extended a prospective job offer to a Democrat preparing to quit the General Assembly in June, "saying that the senator’s daughter...Show More Summary

McAuliffe dodges mandatory renewable energy standards

It seems like two steps forward and one step back. That’s about the best I can come up with for Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s new energy plan for Virginia. On the two steps forward side, McAuliffe is pushing for more wind power and...Show More Summary

Good luck with that ethics panel, Virginia

Despite the obvious need, Virginia still has done very little to address its monumental problems with ethics reform. The latest endeavor was announced yesterday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), but it seems too much like just another panel. Read full article >>

How District Lines Just Kept 400,000 Poor and Middle Class Virginians From Getting Health Coverage

Yesterday, the Virginia legislature passed a budget that once again rejected Governor Terry McAuliffe's call to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, which would have given health insurance to 400,000 Virginians who are currently uninsured. Show More Summary

Virginia voters support Medicaid expansion

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Gov. Terry McAuliffe After a tumultuous year of fighting over Medicaid expansion, Virginia lawmakers will meet again in special session Thursday to try to resolve the issue. Gov. Terry McAuliffe called the session after concluding that...Show More Summary

The Virginia pipeline controversy

Just a few years ago, Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) seemed to be a reasonable advocate of a healthy mix of energy sources. He boosted renewables and opposed offshore oil and gas drilling. He was suspicious of dangerous, dirty coal. Read full article >>

Mark Warner on the defensive thanks to McAuliffe

Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe just handed GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie a gift. The Post reports: In August, McAuliffe announced a $2.4 billion projected budget shortfall that he largely blamed on cuts in defense spending mandated by sequestration. Virginia is among the first states to attribute the loss of thousands of jobs and billions in revenue […]

After First Plan Is Blocked, Virginia Governor Reduces Medicaid Expansion Goals

2 months agoHealth : NYT: Health

An angry Gov. Terry McAuliffe was forced to retreat after losing a fight with the Republican-dominated General Assembly.

Virginia Governor Extends Health Coverage To 25,000 People In The Medicaid Coverage Gap

It may the most that Terry McAuliffe can do while Republicans continue to block Medicaid expansion. The post Virginia Governor Extends Health Coverage To 25,000 People In The Medicaid Coverage Gap appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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