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Wednesday | Fox News

Virginia taxpayers could pay $500M for road that may not be built

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's aggressive push to build a toll road parallel to U.S. 460 from Suffolk to Petersburg may wind up costing taxpayers between $400 million to $500 million -- with no road to show for it.

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Wednesday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Va. toll road could cost $500m, not be built

A proposed toll road championed by former Gov. Bob McDonnell might not be built but still cost taxpayers $400 million to $500 million.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Reforming Port Authority -- again

Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision last week to reshape the Virginia Port Authority's board marks the latest effort to correct the bustling port's financial condition and stabilize an economic juggernaut rocked by turmoil in recent years.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Big names give McDonnell a boost in defense fundraising

Donors such as former presidential candidate Mitt Romney produced a recent spike in contributions to a charity set up to raise money for former Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal defense.

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The Washington Post

Romney gives $10,000 to McDonnella s legal defense fund

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, left, with then-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell during a campaign event at the Electronic Instrumentation and Technology company June 27, 2012, in Sterling, Va.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Changes to voting rights for felons need to go further

The day Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the state would lower hurdles for felons to regain their voting rights, Sandra Brandt called me early.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Gov. Terry McAuliffe crosses 100-day threshold | With Video

Gov. Terry McAuliffe hit the high notes, and some of the more mundane ones, Monday as he listed dozens of accomplishments from his first 100 days in office.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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Daily Kos

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

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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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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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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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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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