A plan to ban the sale and possession of certain kinds of firearms and ammunition magazines backed by Virginia governor Ralph Northam (D) failed a vote in a house subcommittee on Thursday but awaits action in the state senate.
Democratic Governor Ralph Northam’s plan to allow a de facto $1.2 billion tax increase on the middle class is “dead on arrival” in the House of Delegates, House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert, R-Woodstock, said.
Virginia Republicans, the National Rifle Association, and a state-based gun-rights group announced their opposition this week to a gun-control package recently unveiled by Democratic governor Ralph Northam.
Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam is proposing $268.7 million in additional school spending in his two-year budget proposal to the General Assembly and an additional $36 million for school counselors.
Virginia forked over $536,000 to have an episode of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” filmed in its capital city of Richmond, with assurances that slogan “Virginia is for lovers” would be uttered at least once.
A group backed by former President Barack Obama and headed by former Attorney General Eric Holder poured $1 million into the Virginia gubernatorial race in support of Democrat Ralph Northam, who on Tuesday defeated Republican Ed Gillespie.
Two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton touted her political action committee on Wednesday for playing a role in Tuesday night’s Democratic Party electoral victories.