House GOP leaders pledge action on immigration
Authorities in St. Paul say they've recovered the body of a child missing since a rockslide killed a classmate and left two others injured at a park along the Mississippi River.
WXOW-TV La Crosse
House immigration group resolves dispute
A massive tornado was carving its way through town. There was no time to hesitate.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Washington Post
Terry McAuliffe reverses course, backs bill to allow oil drilling off Virginia coast
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe now supports exploring for oil off the coast of Virginia, reversing his position on an issue that both sides of the debate consider to be crucial to the commonwealth's long-term energy future.
Va senators introduce offshore drilling bill
Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013 on Wednesday.
IRS official Lerner: 'I did nothing wrong' | May 22,
Lois Lerner, head of the IRS unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status to groups, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Navy's hiring message angers booted sailors
Do you agree with Rep. Scott Rigell's suggestion that the Navy re-hire ERB'd sailors to fill its manning needs? Send your thoughts to email@example.com . Please include your name, rank and/or rating and duty station.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cuccinelli, visiting Norfolk, declines to specify how he'll offset tax cuts
Five days ahead of his expected nomination as the Republican candidate for governor, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli visited Norfolk today to tout his sweeping proposals to cut Virginia's income tax rates.
Thu May 09, 2013
Centre Daily Times
Redraw splits Ferguson Township three ways
State Rep. Mike Hanna, D-Lock Haven: Benner; Boggs; Burnside; Curtin; Haines; Howard township and borough; Liberty; Marion; Miles; Show Shoe township and borough; Union; Milesburg; Unionville and all of Clinton County State Rep.
Tue May 07, 2013
Why Everyone Is Sweet on Scott Rigell
When last we checked in on Rep. Scott Rigell, the Virginia Republican was busy propping up various fast-food franchises stretched between Capitol Hill and Hampton Roads, Va.
Fri May 03, 2013
Does Tax Cut Measure Contain 'Poison Pill'?
After watching the Oklahoma House debate and then pass future income tax cuts for 2015 and 2016 on Wednesday, I almost have to wonder if Republicans haven't intentionally placed a poison pill in the legislation through the process of logrolling .
Thu May 02, 2013
The Daily News Journal
Carr may enter race to oppose DesJarlais
With nearly $200,000 in his war chest already, state Rep. Joe Carr could be on the verge of making the 2014 GOP congressional primary a three-man race.
Wed May 01, 2013
Oil and Gas Online
API Praises Pro-Energy Legislation From Congressman Rigell
API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito praised legislation introduced recently by Congressman Scott Rigell to allow drilling off the coast of Virginia.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Prison union calls for more officers
After inmates attacked and killed a correctional officer at a federal penitentiary in California in 2008, union leaders pleaded with the Bureau of Prisons to hire additional staff and end the practice of having one officer patrol a unit of more than 100 inmates.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
U.S. oil efforts focus on Atlantic coast
Potential oil and natural gas reserves off the coast of Virginia must be included in a comprehensive energy plan, the oil industry said.
Morning report: Taxes, oily birds, power lines
The unfair advantage given on-line retailers; the might of people like Walmart is incalculable; the needs of state and local governments deprived of income - all these contribute to the prediction that the legislation will pass the Senate shortly and maybe even the Republican-controlled House as well.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Law enforcement, legislator clash on bills aimed at addressing wrongful convictions
Less than two months into his first term, state Rep. Scott Drury introduced two bills he hoped would address a persistent failure of the state's justice system - wrongful convictions.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Senate to vote on Internet sales tax bill
Also known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, the bill gives states the authority to require online sellers to collect sales tax at the point of purchase.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Rigell renews push to allow drilling off Va. coast
U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell is beginning a new push to force the federal government to open up Virginia's coastal waters to oil and natural gas drilling.