Veto Day As I write this, the General Assembly is scheduled finish its work for the year tomorrow. Having completed its principal legislative work on February 28-45 days after convening-the Assembly returns 45 days later to consider the Governor’s vetoes and amendments.
Thank You I want to thank everyone for their kind words and cards of condolence in the passing of my mother, Lillian Hull.
Halfway Home This past Tuesday was Crossover in the General Assembly. It has nothing to do with the River Styx; it is the legislative half-way point.
Do or die for transportation? By the time you read this, Virginia’s 2008 Special Session may have ended. If so, you can skip the next couple of paragraphs.
With Republicans deeply dissatisfied with their presidential candidates they have turned to chicanery to try to steal the 2008 election. This time, they have recruited surrogates on the Religious Right to place a constitutional amendment banning gay unions on the ballot. Although they deny their intentions are politically motivated, it […]
Vetoes and Amendments Readers will see the News-Press—and this column—the day after the General Assembly acts on the Governor’s amendments and vetoes.
Governor Kaine to the rescue!
Why does the Bush administration insist on tinkering with the long-established laws on military conduct and treaties of this land?