ForVirginia.org Podcast E17: Upcoming Special Elections and General Assembly Session

This week: Big news in The race for gov'nor as a challenger enters the democratic race against Lt. Gov. Northam, we talk about this Tuesday's special elections including an interview with Virginia Beach delegate candidate Cheryl Turpin, and we update you on some of the bills up for consideration this month in Richmond. This and the rest of the Virginia news you need to know on our weekly news roundup on the ForVirginia.org podcast.

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Updates

Bellamy

CHARLOTTESVILLE COUNCILMAN TO RESIGN TEACHING JOB AFTER COMING UNDER FIRE FOR TWEETS

Culpepper Mosque

DVORAK: A SMOKESCREEN FOR BIGOTRY

CULPEPER'S QUESTIONABLE STAND ON MOSQUE

News

DEMOCRAT ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN TO CHALLENGE DEL. TAG GREASON

TRANSGENDER JOURNALIST CHALLENGES BOB MARSHALL FOR 13TH HOUSE SEAT

CHARLES J. COLGAN, LONGEST-SERVING MEMBER OF THE VIRGINIA SENATE, DIES AT 90

JOURNAL PAPER CLOSING NEXT MONTH, BARRING 'A MIRACLE'

RICHMOND'S ANNUAL PAYMENT TO REDSKINS DROPS TO $138,519

PERMITS APPROVED FOR 2 NEW SOLAR FACILITIES

Special elections

TURNOUT A FACTOR IN STATE SENATE SPECIAL ELECTION

Senate 22nd

JOBS AND ECONOMY ON MINDS OF SENATE 22 CANDIDATES

Senate 9th

INFOGRAPHIC: PROFILE OF 9TH STATE SENATE DISTRICT

House 71

BOURNE TOPS LIST OF POSSIBLE CONTENDERS FOR POSSIBLY OPEN RICHMOND-AREA HOUSE SEAT

85th

INFOGRAPHIC: PROFILE OF 85TH HOUSE DISTRICT

Cheryl Turpin

Cheryl Turpin Facebook Page

VIRGINIA BEACH DEMOCRAT HAULS IN MONEY FROM ALL 50 STATES IN BID TO TAKE HOUSE SEAT

Gov's race

TRUMP, OBAMA SET TO SHADOWBOX IN VIRGINIA GOVERNOR'S RACE

VIRGINIA'S GOVERNOR RACE COULD BE A REFERENDUM ON DONALD TRUMP'S POLITICS

Tom Perriello

MORSE: WHY NORTHAM SHOULD WELCOME PERRIELLO

UNEXPECTED CANDIDACY UPENDS VIRGINIA DEMOCRATS' PLANS FOR KEY GOVERNOR RACE

SOURCES: FORMER CONGRESSMAN TOM PERRIELLO TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR, SHAKING UP DEMOCRATIC FIELD

Jill VogelĀ 

VOGEL ACCUSED OF FOUL PLAY ON CAMPAIGN TRAIL

SEN. JILL VOGEL EMBROILED IN EMAIL SCANDAL

Rep. Bob Goodlatte

IN MOVE PUSHED BY VIRGINIA'S GOODLATTE, HOUSE GOP VOTES TO GUT INDEPENDENT ETHICS OFFICE

GOODLATTE CAUGHT IN SWAMP SMACKDOWN

GoodlatteWatch.com

NEW WEBSITE TRACKS GOODLATTE VOTES, POSITIONS

General Assembly

Abortion

VIRGINIA GOVERNOR VOWS TO VETO 20-WEEK ABORTION BAN BILL

DEMOCRATS TRY AGAIN ON PROGRAM TO CURB ABORTIONS

Porn

VA. LAWMAKER WANTS PORN DECLARED A PUBLIC HEALTH HAZARD

LGBT

MCAULIFFE BANS STATE CONTRACTS WITH FIRMS ENGAGED IN ANTI-LGBT DISCRIMINATION

WITH TRANSGENDER BATHROOM BILL, BOB MARSHALL RIDES AGAIN

Voting

VOTING CHANGES IN VIRGINIA PROPOSED IN ASSEMBLY

Transparency

Progress Virginia: Video Documentation and Live Streaming Coming to Va. General Assembly

MORE SUNSHINE AT THE ASSEMBLY

VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE BEHIND OTHER STATES ON STREAMING