Archive for Tag Archives: ' state senate'

Jill Vogel ’92 breaks with Republican party on key issues in bid for lieutenant governor position

Jill Vogel ’92 breaks with Republican party on key issues in bid for lieutenant governor position

Posted On: October 31, 2017

Jill Vogel ’92 is running for lieutenant governor as a Republican, yet during her 10 years in the [...]

Coal ash bill results in General Assembly compromise: bill requires more information before slurry disposal

Coal ash bill results in General Assembly compromise: bill requires more information before slurry disposal

Posted On: February 21, 2017

A bill passed in the Virginia Senate Tuesday, Feb. 7, would require that more information be given to [...]

Candidates identify education, transportation as priority issues in Virginia senate race

Candidates identify education, transportation as priority issues in Virginia senate race

Posted On: November 01, 2016

On Nov. 8, students from the College of William and Mary voting in Williamsburg will have the option [...]

Virginia General Assembly moves to protect faith-based adoption services

Virginia General Assembly moves to protect faith-based adoption services

Posted On: February 07, 2012

The General Assembly is moving to pass a bill that would permit faith-based adoption agencies to deny placements [...]

State hiring discrimination against gays and lesbians remains legal with bill’s failure

State hiring discrimination against gays and lesbians remains legal with bill’s failure

Posted On: February 02, 2012

A bill that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in state hiring was defeated today [...]

Legislators propose a half-off tuition special

Legislators propose a half-off tuition special

Posted On: January 30, 2012

State Senator John S. Edwards (D -21) and Delegate Kaye Kory (D-38) cosponsored a bill which would give [...]

Public urination law cut off mid-stream

Public urination law cut off mid-stream

Posted On: January 30, 2012

State Senator J. Chapman Petersen (D-34) proposed a bill to the State Senate that would make public urination [...]

State Senator aims for “gender equity” in ultrasound bill

State Senator aims for “gender equity” in ultrasound bill

Posted On: January 30, 2012

State Senator Janet Howell (D-32) attempted to add a rider which would add “a little gender [...]

The Shouting Soapbox: Building a Birdfeeder

Posted On: November 17, 2011

I had an epiphany the other day, folks. You see, I am a man of two great loves [...]

The Shouting Soapbox: Too Many States

Posted On: November 03, 2011

“Dear Mr. President, There are too many states nowadays. Please eliminate three. P.S. I am not a crackpot” -Abe [...]