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14 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Reader feedback for April 19: McAuliffe guts VPA board, Charges dropped in Carnival shooting case

Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday named five new political appointees to the Virginia Port Authority 's Board of Commissioners, removing ahead of schedule a group of commissioners aligned with former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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18 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

McAuliffe eases voting rights restoration rules for drug dealers

RICHMOND Convicted drug dealers won't have to wait several years to get their voting rights back any more under reforms Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Virginia, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

23 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Va. Governor Alters Felons' Voting Rights Procedures

McAuliffe announced Friday that he is reducing the waiting period for violent felons to apply for reinstatement from five years to three years.

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23 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Governor Will Automatically Restore Voting Rights For All Virginians With A Drug Record

The Virginia Constitution does not allow anyone with a felony conviction to vote unless their rights have been restored by the governor.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Prison, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Liberal Political News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NBC29

Judge: Ex. VA Gov. McDonnell Can't Keep Filings from Prosecutors

A judge says former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can keep some court filings from the public, but not from prosecutors in his public corruption case.

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ARLnow.com

Peter's Take: Virginia Flunks Ethics Reform

Peter's Take is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wedding

The Virginian-Pilot

McAuliffe to replace five Port Authority board members

Unhappy with operating losses at Virginia's cargo shipping terminals, Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to reshape the Virginia Port Authority by replacing five of 11 appointed members on its Board of Commissioners, including its chairman, before their terms expire.

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Related Topix: Virginia, US Governors, Newport News, VA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Washington Times

McAuliffe's PAC off to fast start, with $254,000 raised in two weeks

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe 's political action committee has collected more than $250,000 in two weeks, far outpacing his most recent predecessor's state leadership PAC and easily topping totals for other leadership PACs in state government for the first three months of the year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Virginia, US Governors, Tim Kaine

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Fourth straight poll shows Pryor up as Cotton seeks debates

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Governors, Mitch McConnell, Shelley Moore Capito

Mon Apr 14, 2014

SFGate

Anti-tax group praises Va. House speaker

An anti-tax group Americans for Tax Reform is applauding House Speaker William J. Howell for his opposition to Medicaid expansion, praise that comes a year after the group advocated for new leadership in the House of Delegates.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Science / Technology

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Learn about Medicare data, care at VA

State Sen. Creigh Deeds is shown back on the Senate floor in January after recovering from an attack from his son.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Hampton, VA, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Collegian

Commencements boast variety of alumni and student speakers

At this year's commencement ceremonies, graduating students will hear from alumni of the school from which they are graduating.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Public Relations, US Governors, University of Richmond

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Va. Attorney General Herring files brief supporting EPA bay cleanup

Virginia is telling a federal appeals court it should rebuff a challenge from an agricultural powerhouse that challenges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 's pollution diet for the Chesapeake Bay.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Agriculture, Science, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors

The Virginian-Pilot

The legislature's dereliction of duty

The budget impasse over the expansion of Medicaid is likely to continue for a while, as both sides have dug in their heels.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Virginia, Virginia Government, US News, US Governors

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Port turmoil is status quo

Recent losses tallied by the Virginia Port Authority, and the apparent lack of transparency that concealed the full extent from public view, have cast unnecessary doubt on an entity that plays a vital role in the regional and state economies.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Portsmouth, VA, Newport News, VA

WNYC-AM New York

Second Time's The Charm? Contractor To Submit Silver Line For Approval

The contractor building the Metrorail project through Virginia's Tysons Corner says it will be ready for submission to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority as early as today, triggering a 15-day review process.

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Related Topix: Tysons Corner, VA, Transportation, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Dulles, VA, US Governors

Washington Times

Lt. gov to lead Va. mental health task force

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Wednesday extending a task force first created by former Gov. Bob McDonnell last year following the suicide of a state senator's son.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

Virginia Senate passes McAuliffe's budget with private health care option

Virginia Gov Terry McAuliffe has been pushing for a Medicaid expansion in the state.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Medicaid, Health, Newport News, VA, US Governors

The Virginian-Pilot

Virginian-Pilot honors news staffers at Slover Awards

Winners at the 2014 Slover Awards, Wes Watson, Mike Hixenbaugh, Aaron Applegate, Rich-Joseph Facun, Bill Tiernan, Louis Hansen and Lee Tolliver.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Judge Rejects Request From Former Attorneys General

A federal judge will not accept a friend-of-the-court brief from five former attorneys general.

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