Lawmakers voted Wednesday to approve Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed changes to a bill that will allow adults to possess and cultivate small amounts of the drug starting in July.
McAuliffe, the presumptive front-runner in the five-person Democratic primary, has been methodically locking up and rolling out an unmatched number of endorsements.
Northam said the rail project is one-third the cost of adding lanes to Interstate 95 in Virginia and just as effective at getting people where they need to go.
Virginia has executed nearly 1,400 people since its days as a colony. In modern times, the state is second only to Texas in the number of executions it has carried out, with 113 since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.
Virginia is expecting about $6.8 billion in state and local allocations on top of other grant funding in the bill. Of that, $3.8 billion will go to the state government and the rest directly to local governments.
Gov. Ralph Northam ordered an independent investigation of Lexington’s Virginia Military Institute. The probe comes after a Washington Post article about black cadets facing racism at the school.
FBI testimony reveals the men who plotted to kidnap Michigan’s governor may also have been targeting Gov. Ralph Northam.
To accommodate an expected large crowd at its meeting Monday, the Board of Supervisors has moved its meeting to Rockbridge County High School.
Gov. Ralph Northam described a hypothetical situation where an infant who is severely deformed or unable to survive after birth could be left to die.
Hillary Clinton has voiced support for the Democrat Ralph Northam in his bid for governor. She will be a featured guest at a fundraiser on Oct 4.