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firstname.lastname@example.orgA market analysis study that looks at the economic sustainability of a multiuse stadium in Fredericksburg, Va., was unveiled Monday, and concludes that there is a demand for such a facility there, according to a Fredericksburg Economic Development...
— When Mathew Vance began looking for a job in Hampton Roads, he had plenty of experience to sell. The 30-year-old Wyoming native had been a combat medic in the Army and later in the Texas Army National Guard. He had deployed twice to Iraq,...
Elected officials should trust the judgment of voters To the editor: The 2013 legislative session at the West Virginia State House was not yet completed when another delegate quietly approached me at my desk in the chamber of the West Virginia House...
Tags: Elections, Government, Politics, The Herald-Mail
Political analysts commonly carve up the geography and demography of America into red states, blue states, retro voters, metro voters, Neo-Cons, Progressives, soccer moms and NASCAR dads. In truth, most voters don't think of themselves as a category,...
email@example.comAll six Eastern Panhandle Republican members of the West Virginia House of Delegates voted against a bill that requires central office administrators to substitute for absent teachers three days a year. Senate Bill 80 was sent Tuesday to Gov. Earl Ray...
The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects. The...
ReporterLacey Putney has served in the Virginia General Assembly longer than anyone else, but in the beginning a long legislative career wasn't part of the plan. "My law practice was just getting under way and I didn't think that I could afford to be away from...
ReporterVeteran state lawmaker Lacey Putney (I-Bedford) says he will not seek another term in the Virginia House of Delegates. Putney made the announcement in a news release Wednesday. "When first elected in 1961," Putney said, "I had no plans to seek a...
Amendment proposed by Governor McDonnell would ban abortion coverage in federal health care exchangeGov. Bob McDonnell wants to prohibit abortion coverage through insurance plans purchased through the federally run health care exchange that will serve Virginia. The Republican governor added the amendment to health reform legislation that passed the...
Tags: Incest, Elections, Government, Regional Authority, Abortion
— The unlikely meeting that took place Wednesday at the Virginia Beach Courthouse said a lot about Navy veteran Ted Olsen, both the good and the bad. In November, Olsen, 38, landed in jail after being accused of a vandalism spree in his Virginia...
Tags: Depression, Prisons, Mental Illness, Terrorism, Stress
Assignment ManagerDelegate Anne Crockett-Stark won't run for a fifth term in the General Assembly. Crockett-Stark made the announcement Wednesday. Crockett-Stark was elected in 2005 as a Republican. Her district includes Carroll, Wythe and Smyth counties. Here's...
firstname.lastname@example.orgJefferson County Democrat Stephen Skinner was one of only four members of the West Virginia House of Delegates — all Democrats — who voted against a bill calling for the repeal of local gun control laws. The bill passed the House 94-4 with...
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