Tag: republican party virginia

Howell rules Senate GOP redistricting move not germane

House Speaker Bill Howell on Wednesday ruled that Senate amendments to legislation redrawing political boundary lines were not germane to the the original House bill, throwing the future of the controversial party-line action of two weeks ago in doubt.

Bipartisan outrage over Senate GOP redistricting power grab

Threats of lawsuits are in the air as Virginia lawmakers make sense of the unannounced amendment to the 2011 legislative redistricting rammed through the State Senate on a party-line vote on Monday.

Senate Democrats highlight GOP extremism

With the 2013 legislative session just two days away, the Senate Democratic Caucus released a new website on Monday targeting Virginia Republicans’ radical social agenda.

Crossover: Dems Repubs offer views on ’12 GA session

At a press conference in Richmond on Thursday, members of the House and Senate Democratic caucuses stood together to denounce […]

Marshall: GOP loyalty oath requirement sends ‘wrong message’

Del. Bob Marshall is urging Virginia’s GOP leaders to ask the State Board of Elections to rescind its ruling that […]


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