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Split in Virginia Senate likely to cause jams; Judge suggests Virginia ballot unconstitutional; Issa wants better answers from feds about Occupy D.C.; First lady in Richmond to helped veterans; Metro budget also includes hiring hundreds; Trial could test recent changes to Md.'s death penalty law; Muse upset that O'Malley already endorsing Cardin.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell laid out a sweeping vision for the final two years of his tenure Wednesday evening, asking the General Assembly to help him create jobs, invest in education and transportation, and shore up the state's depleted retirement system.
Virginia's Health Reform Initiative Advisory Council is busy prepping final recommendations on how to set up a state health benefits exchange as mandated by President Obama's health care overhaul — even as the commonwealth remains locked in litigation over the constitutionality of the law.
The Virginia General Assembly appears at an impasse over how to redraw lines for the state's 11 congressional districts, with Republicans and Democrats unable or unwilling to compromise on competing maps.
The Virginia General Assembly finally voted to fill two vacancies on the Virginia Supreme Court on Friday, elevating justices Elizabeth A. McClanahan and Cleo E. Powell from the Court of Appeals to the state's highest court.
The Virginia General Assembly returns to Richmond on Friday to fill judicial vacancies from trial courts to the state Supreme Court that have sat empty for months, but with no solution in sight to a lingering impasse over congressional redistricting.
The Virginia General Assembly is set to reconvene Friday to elect judges to fill two vacancies on the state Supreme Court, lawmakers confirmed Monday.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Thursday sent a letter to leaders in the Virginia General Assembly telling them to move quickly on selecting judges for state courts, including the Supreme Court, as he is prepared to do it himself should they adjourn their special redistricting.
The Dulles Corridor Metrorail project has a way to go before it surpasses Boston's Big Dig in the annals of the most ill-conceived, poorly managed public works projects of the modern era. But give it time. There is ample opportunity for things to go wrong.