Monthly Archives: March 2010

Governor Overrides AG on Campus Issues

The drama in Richmond this week arose from an Attorney General letter to Virginia’s colleges and universities stating that they could not have adopt anti-discrimination policies broader than what is in the State Code.  As a legal matter, that’s a dubious … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Visit to Johnson Memorial Baptist Church

Last night, I left Richmond at 5 p.m. and made the long trip up Rte 95 to Washington, D.C. to meet with a special group of pastors regarding SB 116. It’s a long story but here’s the short version … … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

School Daze in the Senate

The Senate just spent a full day debating three bills sent down by Governor McDonnell regarding charter and alternative school issues.  These bills include SB 736 (establishing College Lab schools), SB 737 (relating to charter schools) and SB 738 (relating … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Justice Rolls Like a Mighty River (Monday’s version)

Yesterday in the Courts Committee we took up a number of House bills which covered areas we had not previously addressed.  Here are some of the votes: HB 15 (Marshall):  Would have prohibited Virginia from holding anyone accused of terrorism in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

One More Week to Go

Yesterday was the first “spring” day of the year.  I had the family down and we spent most the afternoon exploring Richmond, including Shockoe Bottom and the State Capitol grounds.  In the afternoon, I ran down Grove Avenue to Libbie … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off