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July 09, 2019 - 2:37 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) — Governor Ralph Northam today issued the following statement after the House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia adjourned until November 18 without taking any votes on proposed gun safety legislation. “I called legislators back to Richmond for this special...
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July 09, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's special session on gun violence got off to a chaotic start on Tuesday, with the Senate Majority Leader averting a mutiny in the Republican caucus by publicly disavowing a gun-control bill he'd proposed only the day...
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June 12, 2019 - 3:45 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's off-year elections later this year — when 140 legislative seats and partisan control of the Legislature is up for grabs — may signal what the rest of the country's mood will be in 2020. But a series of surprising primary results...
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June 11, 2019 - 8:37 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highly charged legislative primary Tuesday is being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year. The state's 2017 elections were an early warning signal that a blue wave of opposition...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 22, 2019 - 1:20 pm
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia state lawmaker has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated. Delegate Matthew James made a plea agreement Monday that allows him to avoid jail time if he stays out of trouble for the next year. He also will need a restricted license to drive and an ignition...
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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 21, 2019 - 10:27 am
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John Reid
Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 19, 2019 - 10:11 am
Speed Cameras Coming to Virginia Crazy Day at the State Capitol Military Involvement in National Emergency Payless Liquidates, Sears & Toys R Us Come Back White House Reacts to McCabe & States' Lawsuit Giving Tuesday - Scouting Virginia Mike Mayo's New Videos...
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John Reid
Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 13, 2019 - 10:32 am
Why There's No Ask the Governor State Senator on Bibles, Casinos, and Fairfax Changing Virginia Law to Protect Families Trump, Congress, El Chapo, & the Border Can Northam Lead Racial Healing? What's in the Green New Deal? Richard Kline from Waitress...
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February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Richmond, VA _ The Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia have overwhelmingly approved legislation that will provide nearly $1 billion in tax relief to Virginia’s taxpayers. The legislation will provide $420 million to Virginia taxpayers later this year, in the form of tax rebates...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 11, 2019 - 8:15 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker on Monday backed off his plans to swiftly introduce an impeachment bill seeking the ouster of the state's leading black elected official as Democrats struggled to address revelations of past racist behavior...
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