ForVirginia.org Podcast Episode 11: Morrissey, McAuliffe, and voting. Oh my!

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Let's talk about voting, and the upcoming elections. Richmond's mayoral race goes further into the gutter. Gov. McAulliffe gets drawn into the Clinton email scandal, and we provide updates on environmental and jobs news, including our regular news roundup.

 

 

Updates on Old News

Prosecutors drop charge against Loudoun School Board member arrested at Trump rally

State Budget

State panel pushes to reinstate raises, make compensation higher priority in budget

State Board of Education seeks $600 million more  

Petersburg

Robert Bobb Group gets to work in Petersburg as questions swirl about City Council vote

Robert Bobb Group takes charge at Petersburg City Hall

Editorial: Petersburg's helpful neighbors

Mental Health

Insiders: Eastern State overtime woes dropped from state reports

Abortion

Virginia Board of Health votes to remove contested regulations on abortion clinics

Shame: Joe Morrissey

EXCLUSIVE: Henrico judge releases Joe Morrissey law client from jail amid allegations of sexual impropriety

Morrissey’s wife asks reporters to leave as husband addresses sex allegations

How Joe Morrissey has capsized Richmond’s mayoral race

Two weeks ahead of the election, Richmond mayoral race starts to turn nasty

Editorial: Attempted purge disqualifies Morrissey for mayor

McAuliffe Donation

Clinton Ally Aided Campaign of FBI Official’s Wife

McAuliffe blames political 'silly season' for article linking Virginia Senate race to Clinton email probe

Jill McCabe - VPAP

Voting

Virginia authorities charge man with felony voter fraud

Former Alexandria man charged with voter registration fraud

Amid ‘bad karma,’ a Virginia county takes extra safety measures for 2016 election

Local registrars aim to protect against voter fraud

Interactive: Voter registration breaks records in James City County and Williamsburg

Virginia elections agency temporarily bans Fairfax registrar from email list after strongly worded criticism

LGBT

Virginia could become the next North Carolina for LGBT people

U.S. Supreme Court will hear Gloucester transgender case

Environment/ Energy/ Jobs

Coal exports from Virginia keep sliding, though pace has slowed

McAuliffe announces $6.6M in grants to Southwest Virginia

Column: Leadership, scrutiny needed on coal ash disposal

Waugh and Cummings: Virginia can grow clean energy business, cut energy costs and create jobs

Dominion withdraws requests for state permits to close Chesapeake coal ash facility

Transparency / Open Government

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