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Fight brewing over proposal to add rush-hour tolls on I-66

A plan to turn Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway into a toll road during morning and evening rush hours has opened up sharp divisions between Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration and a bipartisan group of congressional...Show More Summary

Virginia legislature adopts stricter gift standards

RICHMOND — Virginia legislators meeting in overtime Friday shrank the value of gifts they can accept from lobbyists while rejecting many other measures that Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) pushed as the Capitol struggles to avoid more scandals.Read full article >>

Virginia Set To Establish Strict Retention Limits On LPR Data

The Commonwealth of Virginia is ready to set strict limits on how long license plate reader data can be retained, said limits being on the order of days. Autoblog reports two bills hit Governor Terry McAuliffe’s desk Wednesday that would balance the citizens’ right to privacy with law enforcement’s need to investigate potential crimes. Show More Summary

Fixing error in Va. ethics bill proves to be not so simple

RICHMOND — House and Senate leaders plan to use a rare procedural move Friday to get their latest ethics bill back on track, allowing lawmakers to fix an error in one of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s amendments and claim credit for striking another blow against the Capitol’s freebie culture.Read full article >>

Va. House amends sexual predator bill that responds to Jesse Matthew case

RICHMOND — The Virginia House of Delegates late Wednesday accepted some of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s amendments to a bill aimed at preventing sexually violent predators from transferring colleges and committing subsequent offenses.Read full article >>

Va. lawmakers reject many of McAuliffe’s amendments to bills

RICHMOND — Virginia’s General Assembly failed to override any of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s vetoes Wednesday but rejected a slew of his amendments in the name of civil liberties, limited government and religious freedom.Read full articl...

McAuliffe amendment glitch appears to put a $100 lifetime limit on gifts

RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe set out to impose stricter ethics standards on Richmond, but he seems to have gone farther than he intended.McAuliffe (D) made an amendment to an ethics bill, seeking to limit the value of gifts that any individual lobbyist can shower on a single public official to an aggregate of $100 a year. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Picks Openly Gay Campaign Manager

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Robby Mook, a Democratic strategist who ran Terry McAuliffe's successful 2013 campaign for governor of Virginia, has been chosen to take the helm of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, Mother Jones reports: Mook is widely known as Robby, not Robert, and...

Mother Jones: Hillary Clinton Selects Openly Gay Man As Campaign Manager

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

Mother Jones reports that the Hillary Clinton has selected Robby Mook, a relatively unknown and openly gay man who ran the 2013 campaign of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, to be her campaign manager. Mook is widely known as Robby, not Robert, and at 35, he's still boyish—handsome and clean-shaven with close-cropped brown hair. Show More Summary

Virginia Joins Ban-the-Box Movement

Last week, Governor Terry McAuliffe executed an executive order in the state of Virginia which prohibits employers from asking state applicants about any criminal convictions on their job application. There are certain exceptions that apply for more safety-related positions such...

That New-Time Religion|By Tony Hendra

A top-secret memo from DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe to party chiefs has just been circulated. Somehow it landed in our inbox.

Tug-of-war for new Redskins stadium is complicated by name debate

The Washington Redskins’ lease at FedEx Field doesn’t expire for another 12 years, but Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is aggressively pushing to ensure the team’s next stadium is built in his state, giving the Commonwealth a head start over Maryland and the District.Read full article >>

Big spenders pour $530,000 into McAuliffe PAC over four months

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) raised $530,000 from major donors for his political action committee over the past four months as he gears up for this fall’s state legislative elections.The governor has made it his mission to bring the closely-divided state Senate under Democratic control. Show More Summary

Pardon case goes to Va. Gov. McAuliffe as attorney general Herring stays mum

A joint pardon request by prosecutors and a Richmond man who says he served 29 years in prison for a 1986 sex crime he did not commit was delivered Wednesday to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), putting the case in the hands of elected officials.Read full article >>

Va. prosecutor: Innocent man faces life behind bars unless McAuliffe pardons

A convicted sex offender who claims he is innocent — and a prosecutor who believes him — on Wednesday will ask Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) to issue a full pardon, according to attorneys involved in the case.Read full article >...

McAuliffe suddenly seems chummy with Virginia’s GOP lawmakers

RICHMOND — After a year of partisan warfare that brought Virginia to the brink of a state government shutdown, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has started showing Republicans so much love that he has some Democrats worried.Read full article >>

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Signs 'Ban The Box' Order To Help Former Offenders Get Jobs

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) signed an executive order Friday banning the state from asking about prospective employees' criminal histories at the initial application stage in an effort to boost employment opportunities for individuals...Show More Summary

McAuliffe ‘bans the box’ on state job applications

RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Friday ordered state agencies to remove from their employment applications questions that would disqualify job seekers on the basis of a criminal record.McAuliffe (D) signed an executive order to “ban...Show More Summary

Virginia receives OK on wind energy research lease

Virginia will become the first state in the United States to receive a wind energy research lease in federal waters from the United States Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), according to Governor Terry McAuliffe. Gov. McAuliffe made the announcement this week, saying “Developing our clean energy resources is an essential element of building a […]

Virginia Gov. Hopes to Steal Business From Indiana

Terry McAuliffe touts the Old Dominion as 'open and welcoming.' read more

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