Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam opted not to endorse the incumbent Mark Herring, who was embroiled in scandal when a picture emerged of him wearing blackface while he was in college.
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Advocates of the bills saw this legislative session as the best chance in years to lower rates and order customer refunds. Dominion Energy Virginia has routinely pushed through legislation that minimized the chances that it would have to lower its rates.
Lawmakers are hoping to restore budgets cuts enacted last year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The bill goes into effect July 1 and gives schools the option to hire armed security guards as school board employees.
An advocacy group challenged lines drawn with bipartisan support as violating the requirement that election districts must be compact.
Starting salary for a sheriff’s deputy, including those in Rockbridge County, is currently $31,000.