Virginia

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Jeff Katz
January 09, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Gov. Ralph Northam outlined the priorities for Virginia Democrats in the upcoming General Assembly session. Northam presented an 11-point plan that he and other Demcoratic leaders have called the "Virginia 2020 Plan." Among the topics included pushing what Northam calls "common sense" gun laws,...
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Jeff Katz
January 07, 2020 - 12:34 pm
And so it begins. Virginia Democrats have introduced a bill that would make owning and operating an indoor shooting range illegal. HB 567, brought forward by Del. Dan Helmer (D-40th District) is summarized as follows: "Prohibits the operation of an indoor shooting range, defined in the bill, in any...
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Jeff Katz
January 04, 2020 - 10:04 am
Although Gov. Ralph Northam is hell bent on taking away guns from law-abiding citizens and using your tax dollars to do it, he is all in on protecting illegal aliens. According to a report from the Washington Free Beacon , Virginia turned down hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federal...
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Jeff Katz
January 03, 2020 - 9:37 am
Gov. Ralph Northam's war on guns is getting all too real. In the wake of numerous counties and municipalities in Virginia declaring themselves "gun sanctuaries," Northam has now requested an 18-officer team to enforce his proposed confiscation of "assault style" weapons, according to the Washington...
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FILE - Jan. 22, 2019 file photo, Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, D-Prince William, center, speaks during a news conference of ERA supporters after her bill was killed by a House subcommittee. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
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WRVA News
January 02, 2020 - 8:52 am
By SARAH RANKIN and DAVID CRARY Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment are so confident Virginia is on the verge of becoming the critical 38th state to ratify the gender equality measure, they are already making plans for how they will celebrate. But that...
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Jeff Katz
December 10, 2019 - 4:40 pm
And so it begins. Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that his ban on "assault weapons" means that AR-15 owners will either have to register their guns with the government or hand them over. According to the Virginia Mercury , Northam spokesperson Alena Yarmosky said in a statement, "The governor’s...
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AP News
December 06, 2019 - 9:33 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether he should toss out a libel lawsuit filed by Virginia's lieutenant governor. Justin Fairfax sued CBS in federal court in Alexandria after it aired interviews with two women who have accused him of sexual assault. The...
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Jeff Katz
December 05, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered Virginia's Medicaid program to "pause" its negotiations with the federal government on a work requirement that was crucial in a deal that allowed Virginia to expand eligibility to thousands of residents, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch . Why is Northam...
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Jeff Katz
December 02, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Virginia Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-10) is calling on banks and credit card companies to monitor and flag gun purchases that may signal an individual is planning to carry out a mass shooting, the Times-Dispatch reports. Wexton has introduced a bill that would instruct an agency of the Treasury...
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Jeff Katz
November 26, 2019 - 7:07 pm
Jens Soering and Elizabeth Haysom, who were convicted in 1985 of the brutal murders of Haysom's parents, were granted parole on Monday and will be released to immigration officials for deportation to their native countries of Germany and Canada, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch . Derek and...
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