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Terry McAuliffe Vetoes Bill That Would Allow Victims of Domestic Violence to Defend Themselves

Whatever motivates authoritarians to repress gun rights, it doesn’t appear to be safety: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) vetoed a bill on Friday that aimed to allow victims of domestic

The Role Of Guns In Home Defense

Bristol Herald Courier: RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed legislation that would allow people protected under a court order to carry a hidden handgun without getting a permit. McAuliffe, a Democrat, said Friday that the bill “perpetuates the dangerous fiction” that domestic violence victims would be safer if they were armed. […]

McAuliffe vetoes concealed guns for victims bill

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed legislation that would allow people protected under a court order to carry a hidden handgun without getting a permit. McAuliffe, a Democrat, said Friday … Click to Continue »

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Anti-LGBTQ “License to Discriminate” Bills

HRC praised Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s veto of Senate Bill (SB 1324) and House Bill (HB) 2025 — discriminatory legislation seeking to give taxpayer-funded agencies and service providers a license to discriminate against LGBTQ...Show More Summary

McAuliffe pledges to protect drivers from 5-figure toll debt

Virginia's governor has pledged to protect drivers from skyrocketing toll debts owed to a private company. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said in Portsmouth Thursday that a proposed budget amendment would cap … Click to Continue »

McAuliffe vetoes bill seeking religious protections

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed Republican-backed legislation that would bar the government from punishing anyone who refuses to participate in same-sex weddings because of their religious beliefs. McAuliffe, a … Click to Continue »

McAuliffe announces 'top-to-bottom' review of Metro

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he's asked former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to conduct a "top-to-bottom" review of the Washington's struggling subway system. The governor said Thursday on … Click to Continue »

Virginia to honor George Washington's Whiskey

Virginia is honoring native son George Washington for his whiskey making prowess. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently signed legislation recognizing Washington's rye whiskey produced at his Mount Vernon estate as the … Click to Continue »

Manufacturing facility to create 50 new jobs in Chesapeake

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says a manufacturing company is bringing 50 new jobs to Chesapeake. The Democratic governor says Atlantic Core Building Products plans to invest $3 million to build … Click to Continue »

VA Governor Will Announce New Toll Relief Plan for Hampton Roads Motorists Today

WAVY reports that Virginia’s Governor, Terry McAuliffe, and transportation secretary, Aubrey Layne, “will be in Portsmouth [this afternoon, March 23] to announce a proposed budget amendment designed to help ease the financial burdenShow More Summary

McAuliffe amends coal ash bill to halt pond closure permits

Gov. Terry McAuliffe sent a coal ash cleanup bill back to the General Assembly on Wednesday with amendments that would delay Dominion Virginia Power's plans to close its ponds until … Click to Continue »

Governor announces nearly 30 new jobs in Suffolk

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said an industrial company is expanding its headquarters and will create nearly 30 new jobs thanks in part to a state-funded jobs program. The governor announced … Click to Continue »

Virginia governor pardons ‘Norfolk Four’ sailors in 1997 rape-murder

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday pardoned four U.S. Navy veterans known as the “Norfolk Four,” clearing them of high-profile rape and murder convictions based on false confessions following high-pressure police questioning, attorneys said on Tuesday. McAuliffe, a Democrat,...

APNewsBreak: Virginia governor pardons 'Norfolk 4' sailors

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has pardoned four former sailors who became known as the "Norfolk Four" as they fought rape and murder convictions, saying police intimidated them into falsely confessing … Click to Continue »

Virginia governor signs bill giving $1.55M to exonerated man

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a bill to provide $1.55 million to a man who spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Keith Allen … Click to Continue »

Trump to conservatives: I’m “100%” behind health bill

Governor Terry McAuliffe, D-VA, discuss President Trump’s suggestion that he would let Obamacare fail and blame the Democrats.

McAuliffe vetoes bill reinstating coal tax credits

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has blocked Republican efforts to reinstate a tax credit aimed at helping the coal industry. The governor, a Democrat, said Friday he was vetoing legislation to … Click to Continue »

McAuliffe vetoes bills he says could restrict voting rights”

News3: Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday vetoed a bill that he said could disenfranchise qualified voters but Republican legislators said could reduce voter fraud. HB 2343, sponsored by Del. Robert Bell, R-Charlottesville, would have required the state Department of Elections … Continue reading ?

McAuliffe signs bill to let ex-officers be armed in schools

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed legislation to allow some retired police officers to carry guns while working as security guards in Virginia schools. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( ) reports the … Click to Contin...

Environmental group says Alexandria can replace sewer by 2024; city disagrees

City hopes Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) gives it more time to fix 200-year-old combined sewer system.

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