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Thorne-Begland appointed to judgeship

After rejection by the House of Delegates, Richmond prosecutor Tracy Thorne-Begland has been appointed to a general district judgeship by the judges of the circuit court. The decision comes in the wake of signs that General Assembly opposition to appointment ...

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AG: Local laws cannot target political signs

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says local laws imposing special restrictions on temporary political signs are invalid. “Any ordinance that places heavier burdens or greater restrictions on temporary political signs than are placed on any other temporary signs is invalid,” ...

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Assembly passes budget, courts are spared cuts (access required)

By Peter Vieth Virginia courts have been spared more than $10 million in continued spending cuts under the General Assembly’s compromise two-year budget. The House of Delegates earlier this year approved a spending plan calling for $5.3 million in across ...

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