Monthly Archives: March 2008

Patriots Go Back to the Dance

Big news last night as the GMU Patriots won a trip to the 2008 NCAA Tournament based on their CAA tournament victory last week.  They are a #12 seed playing #5 Notre Dame in the first round.  For those who don’t know … Continue reading

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Back Home and Chillin’

Last week was a long one.  I got home early last Sunday morning, after we finished our 60-day session at the stroke of midnight on Saturday and then voted to extend. We were back on Tuesday with no budget agreement … Continue reading

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Day 60 (and Counting)

Today is the last day of the 2008 session.  We have spent the afternoon motoring through the Conference Committee reports and voting on final passage.  We have a couple unfinished items.  For example, the State Budget.  And also judicial appointments. … Continue reading

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More Strange But True Stories in Richmond

http://www.inrich.com/cva/ric/news.apx.-content-articles-RTD-2008-03-08-0129.html Saw this item while reading the Times Dispatch this a.m. You can’t make this stuff up.  And if you see the flag that he painted using  – okay, it defies imagination.

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Triggerman Veto Sustained

A few minutes ago, the Senate went briefly into session to address the Governor’s veto of SB 560, which eliminates the “triggerman” rule and makes all principals eligible for death if they participate in a first-degree murder. The Governor’s veto … Continue reading

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