Granted, the General Assembly’s treatment of Court of Appeal Judge Robert J. Humphreys is shameful. No one seems to suggest that he is unworthy of appointment to a second eight-year term, but he has fallen victim to political infighting that ...Read More »
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It’s official. The civil remedial fees for motorists convicted of driving crimes ended today with the signature of Gov. Tim Kaine on Senate Bill 1 and House Bill 1243. The emergency legislation provides for refunds for those who have already ...Read More »
Norfolk Circuit Court Judge Charles E. Griffith has lost his bid for another eight-year term, reports The Virginian-Pilot. One House Republican leader acknowledged that Griffith, who served as commonwealth’s attorney before going on the bench, will not be reelected.
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The General Assembly will extend its session by three days, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Disagreements remain on the budget, but legislators apparently can’t agree on judicial choices, either. Some 36 seats – including a spot on both the State Corporation ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled today that the regional transportation plan for Northern Virginia violates the state constitution. The constitution bars the imposition of taxes by non-elected bodies such as the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn ...Read More »
A comprehensive restructuring of the way localities pay for the costs of growth perhaps proved to be too comprehensive too soon. Senate Bill 768 would have replaced cash proffers, the amount developers pay per unit to get a rezoning approved, ...Read More »