Senate passes increase in court fees as legislators struggle for funding alternatives | Washington Post
February 15, 2010 9:32 AM
As the General Assembly moves inexorably toward the severe budget cuts that will be necessary to fill Virginia's two-year $4 billion shortfall, there are likely to be a lot more debates like the one that...
Senate committee rejects death penalty expansion | Washington Post
February 15, 2010 6:59 AM
The Senate Courts of Justice committee this morning voted against expanding the use of the death penalty to accomplices of those involved with first degree murder. Those who pull the trigger are already...
Budget problems prompt Fairfax to charge for info | Washington Post
February 15, 2010 4:56 AM
It's not surprising that cash-strapped localities are looking for ways to save. What is surprising is that only one Washington-area jurisdiction is changing its policy regarding charging for public information...
Virginia in a Hurry, 2-15-10 | VirginiaTomorrow
February 14, 2010 6:19 PM
Gov Keeps Fingerprints Off Budget Cuts
Tea Party Grassroots Movement Evolving in 5th District
Tea Party Leadership “Lumps” 5th District Candidates
Assembly Considers Bill to Require Bail
The Virginia Scorecard, 2-14-10 | VirginiaTomorrow
February 13, 2010 6:42 PM
1. Wilder’s Politico Buzz
Politico has quickly become on of the most widely read sources among Washington insiders. It didn’t take long for Doug Wilder’s article criticizing President...
Democrats postpone this year’s Jefferson Jackson dinner | Washington Post
February 13, 2010 8:00 AM
Every year, Republicans criticize Democrats for holding their party's annual black-tie Jefferson Jackson dinner fundraiser on this very weekend In February. That's because Virginia law bars members of...
Where Will the Senate Be on One Gun a Month Repeal? | VirginiaTomorrow
February 12, 2010 6:40 PM
It is a foregone conclusion that the full House will approve the recommendation by the Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee to repeal the “one gun a month” legislation that was a...
Virginia in a Hurry, 2-13-10 | VirginiaTomorrow
February 12, 2010 5:38 PM
House Panel Votes to End One Gun a Month Law
Senate Democrats in a Bind on Balancing State Budget
Chris Mathews HardBall: GOP Bill Introduced to Save Humans from AntiChrist
McDonnell Privately Proposes...
House members address education funding formula | Richmond Times-Dispatch
February 12, 2010 1:38 PM
So sweet | Richmond Times-Dispatch
February 12, 2010 12:37 PM
McDonnell talks to Northrop Grumman about headquarters move | Washington Post
February 12, 2010 11:06 AM
Wes Bush, Northrop Grumman's new chief executive and president, paid a visit to Richmond today to speak to Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) about possibly moving the company's headquarters to Virginia. McDonnell...
McDonnell privately proposes children’s insurance, education cuts | Washington Post
February 12, 2010 7:52 AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell's finance secretary is expanding his meetings with lawmakers and aides about McDonnell's proposals for cutting the state budget. We understand the suggestions are very specific--about...
House panel approves repeal of gun-a-month law | Washington Post
February 12, 2010 6:05 AM
Update, 12:05: A House committee on Friday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would repeal Virginia's 17-year-old ban on buying more than one handgun per month. Del. L. Scott Lingamfelter, the bill's...
Democrats angry at delegate for switching vote on speaker’s bill | Washington Post
February 12, 2010 5:20 AM
The Democratic lawmaker who switched his vote to support an obscure bill that would help protect a single Fortune 500 company from asbestos lawsuits -- a proposal pushed aggressively by Speaker Bill Howell...
McDonnell will not tackle education funding goal this session | Washington Post
February 12, 2010 2:30 AM
With all the talk this week about Gov. Bob McDonnell's charter school proposals, we wondered what happened to his education funding plan. It wasn't that long ago that he was talking about putting more...
Virginia in a Hurry, 2-12-10 | VirginiaTomorrow
February 11, 2010 5:54 PM
Obama to Speak at Hampton U Commencement
Webb Slams Report on Carrier Move to Florida
McDonnell Lays Out Specifics on Budget Behind Closed Doors
McDonnell’s Political Action Ramps Up
Attempt to repeal gun-a-month slips through House subcommittee | Washington Post
February 11, 2010 3:17 PM
Did the House Republican leadership perform a little sleight of hand to push a controversial pro-gun bill along without any of those pesky gun control people around? Lori Haas, a gun-control activist with...
McDonnell to speak about jobs at D.C. conference | Washington Post
February 11, 2010 10:48 AM
We've told you before that Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell was going to be in high demand after his landslide win over Democratic state Sen. Creigh Deeds last November. Here's another example: McDonnell...
Cantor recruits Republicans to run against Boucher | Washington Post
February 11, 2010 7:58 AM
While Washington was snowed under this week, U.S. House Whip Eric Cantor came to the state Capitol to search for a fellow Republican to run against Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher in southwest Virginia's...
McDonnell lays out specifics on budget, behind closed doors | Washington Post
February 11, 2010 3:14 AM
Senate Democrats continue to rail about Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) not making public his suggestions for how to cut an additional $2 billion from the state's budget. But we now know this: It's not like he...
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