Government & Politics

Government & Politics
9:57 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Cuccinelli at the Conservative Political Action Conference

Credit Steve Helber / AP via NPR

Conservatives from across the U-S are at the convention center at National Harbor for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli kicked off the event.

Amongst the like-minded crowd, the Attorney General wears his battle scars from the Obama Administration with pride. Besides unsuccessfully challenging the healthcare law, he also took on the E-P-A& winning a suit blocking the agency from regulating storm water runoff in Fairfax County.

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Government & Politics
4:55 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Reviewing Local Mandates

One of the last things a locality wants to hear about is yet another unfunded mandate. 

It may cause the locality to scramble for resources, cut essential personnel, and do more with less. 

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Government & Politics
5:00 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Bolling Won't Run for Governor

Republican Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling will not run for Governor this year as an Independent.  Bolling announced his decision in an e-mail to supporters.  

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Government & Politics
3:41 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

VaNews from VPAP, 3.11.13

The two top contenders to be governor of Virginia talked about the weather last week while a Republican delegate decided he’d seen enough of politics. Both those stories were among the most clicked on Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link at vpap.org Fred Echols reports.

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Government & Politics
3:31 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

VaNews for 03.04.13

Owners of hybrid vehicles in Virginia are letting Governor McDonnell know what they think of one provision of the new transportation bill and a lawmaker from Hampton Roads is retiring after 30 years in the General Assembly. Those are two of the most read newspaper stories at Virginia Public Access Project’s VaNews link on vpap.org. Fred Echols reports.

VaNews is a free public service of the Virginia Public Access Project and can be found at vpap.org.

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