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Va. House speaker accused of using hardball tactics to rush ethics measure

RICHMOND — Criticism of an ethics bill adopted Friday in the final hour of the General Assembly session mounted this week, as a group of House Democrats urged Gov. Terry McAuliffe to make major amendments and Senate Republican leaders accused House Speaker William J. Howell of resorting to hardball tactics to rush passage.Read full article >>

Va. budget negotiators reach agreement

RICHMOND — House and Senate budget negotiators announced on Monday that they have struck a deal that rejects the fee increases and Medicaid expansion sought by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, but embraces some of the governor’s other spending priorities for mental health and economic development.Read full article >>

Poll: Half of Virginia voters approve of McAuliffe’s job performance

RICHMOND — A new poll shows about half of Virginia voters approve of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s job performance in his first year, and more are optimistic about the rest of his term.McAuliffe (D), who took office in early 2014, has an...Show More Summary

New Va. law shields Dominion Power from financial reviews

Dominion Power will be shielded from regular financial reviews for five years under a bill signed into law Tuesday by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D).The measure would freeze base rates for half a decade but would also put on hold biennial independent scrutiny that in the past has led to refunds to customers or reduced rates. Show More Summary

Legislative session a mixed bag for McAuliffe

RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) touted legislative successes on education, economic development and mental-health coverage Tuesday, but said he was disappointed Republicans rejected his proposals on gun control, pay equity and gay rights.Read full article >>

McAuliffe officials try to get Va. House to change vote on lethal injection

RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration tried — and failed — to reverse a House of Delegates vote killing a bill that opponents say would have shrouded state-sponsored executions in unprecedented secrecy, lawmakers said.Read full article >>

Marijuana oil now allowed in Virginia for victims of severe epilepsy

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) signed legislation Thursday allowing the use of medical marijuana oil for people suffering from severe epilepsy.As marijuana becomes legal in the District, advocates in neighboring Virginia said they thought even this first small step toward medical use would never be taken.Read full article >>

With time to spare, Va. lawmakers finish work on proposed budget

RICHMOND — Virginia’s House and Senate on Thursday sent Gov. Terry McAuliffe a state budget in which the most remarkable feature was its timing: ahead of schedule.One year after they let a budget battle drag on until June, putting...Show More Summary

A. Barton Hinkle on Terry McAuliffe’s Ethics Hypocrisy

last weekNews : Reason

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has indeed laid down the law—or tried to—regarding badly needed ethics reforms in he commonwealth. He has imposed a $100 gift cap on himself and his administration. Last year he canceled funding for a new ethics board that he considered a sham. Show More Summary

Walk Softly and Carry a Big Email List: Meet Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton's Secret Weapon

On a joyous early November evening in 2013, newly-elected Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe celebrated his victory alongside hundreds of his loyal supporters. Despite having never held elected office, the former Democratic National Committee...Show More Summary

Virginia Moves Towards Secret Executions

Washington Post: “State-sponsored executions in Virginia would become shrouded in unprecedented secrecy under legislation that is advancing with bipartisan support, including that of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The measure is intended to keep drugs used for lethal injections flowing into [...]

VA: HRT Unlikely to Get Lawmakers' OK for Dedicated Revenue

Jan. 29--NORFOLK -- Local boosters of public transportation can expect mixed results this General Assembly session. An effort to reverse a major reduction in state funding for public transit is being pushed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican Del. Show More Summary

PBS Civil War drama to film in Virginia

Looks as if Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s efforts to woo TV and movie projects to his state is paying off — a new, as-yet-unnamed PBS drama series is set to shoot in and around Richmond. It’s being billed as a Civil War-era “hospital drama and family saga” … so, we’re imagining “ER” meets soap opera, only with […]

Gallop Poll: A Brief History of Politicians Falling Off Horses

The neighs have it. Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) is recovering nicely after falling off a horse while on vacation in Tanzania in December. The Clinton confidante broke seven ribs in the fall and underwent an operation on Monday to drain fluid from his chest. Show More Summary

Morning Roundup: Night Traffic Edition

In the news: More than 600 come out for memorial service of Metro smoke incident victim, Terry McAuliffe injured in horse accident, and more. [ more › ]

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe hospitalized with broken ribs

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was hospitalized for complications stemming from broken ribs he suffered after being thrown from a horse.

Federal money keeps pouring in to Virginia

It was curious that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), while emphasizing that the commonwealth needs to wean itself from the sweet milk of federal spending, pushed a very interesting government project in the piney woods of Nottoway and three other counties.Read full article >>

Virginia governor envisions economy for state's 'new reality'

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe shared his vision for a new economy for the state in his annual address on Wednesday, while raising a rallying cry for the Democratic party's leading issues. Virginia survived the 2007-09 recession relatively unscathed. Show More Summary

Virginia’s governor should keep an autistic man out of prison

Neli Latson pleaded guilty Thursday to assaulting a correctional officer in exchange for a six-month sentence. Now it’s up to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to make certain that he doesn’t have to serve it. Latson, whose given name is Reginald, has autism and an IQ of 69. The 23-year-old has been caught up in Virginia’s […]

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