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Governor designates a fourth of surplus for rainy day fund (access required)

Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of nearly $545 million. In remarks prepared for delivery to Virginia’s legislative money committees on Thursday, McDonnell said state agency savings and agency balances resulted in an ...

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Powell, McClanahan likely for Supreme Court

Virginia Court of Appeals Judges Cleo E. Powell and Elizabeth A. McClanahan appear to be set to move up to the Supreme Court of Virginia under an agreement between House Democrats and Senate Republicans. The General Assembly will convene Friday ...

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Judicial elections in Assembly go down to the wire (access required)

Members of the House and Senate were still negotiating at press time to settle on candidates to fill two vacancies on the Supreme Court of Virginia, with Court of Appeals Judges Elizabeth A. McClanahan and Cleo E. Powell apparently acceptable ...

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Governor vetoes redistricting plan

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell vetoed the General Assembly’s redistricting plan this afternoon, citing concerns about several elements of the realignment of Senate districts. The districts in the Senate plan are not compact and do not preserve locality lines and communities ...

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