Government & Politics

Government & Politics
9:04 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Virginia Lawmakers Hoping to Regain Their Balance Following Cantor Loss

Now that Kevin McCarthy has been picked to replace Eric Cantor as House Majority Leader, Virginia lawmakers are strategizing on how to regain lost power for the commonwealth. 

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Mark Herring Makes Changes
8:54 am
Fri June 20, 2014

VA's Attorney General is Hoping to Improve Office Efficiency

Credit www.winchesterstar.com

Virginia's Attorney General believes he can save the Commonwealth money and expedite legal proceedings associated with his office by a series of reforms that he says brings the office into the 21st century. 

   

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Is Immigration Reform Dead?
7:52 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Senator Tim Kaine on the Immigration Issue Following Cantor Ousting

Credit watchdog.org

When Congressman Eric Cantor lost his primary fight against a candidate who opposes  immigration reform, many pundits pronounced the issue dead, but one Virginia politician strongly disagrees.   

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Iraq in Turmoil
7:45 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Kaine Shares His Thoughts on Iraq Situation

As the civil war widens in Iraq, there’s growing debate about what the United States should do.  A strong ally of the president, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine says military action is unlikely.  

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Government & Politics
6:58 am
Mon June 16, 2014

VaNews for 6.16.14

The political spotlight has suddenly focused on a small Virginia College where two faculty members are running against each other for Congress... and pollution in the Chesapeake Bay creates a surprising consequence for Boy Scouts in Arlington. 

Those stories have been among the most read over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.

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