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Fee cap for state-hired outside lawyers vetoed (access required)

Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed the General Assembly’s proposed limit on the amount the state can pay outside litigation attorneys. Senate Bill 926, introduced by Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, was presented as a money-saving measure. Northam vetoed the legislation March 19, saying it would tie the hands of state lawyers trying to recover from wrongdoers. Obenshain told ...