Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is putting together a new ethics commission and asking it to come up with concrete proposals on how to improve Virginia’s image in the wake of the former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption conviction.
Virginia’s outgoing attorney general and lieutenant governor say they’re taking a break from politics. But don’t rule out a return at some point.
Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling ruled out an independent bid for Virginia governor Tuesday, clearing the way for a one-on-one major-party showdown between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli.
With a tie-breaking vote from Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Senate Republicans passed legislation Tuesday that would force voters to carry photo identification with them to the polls beginning in 2014.
Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling said Wednesday that he would not run for governor in 2013, citing the state party’s decision to choose its nominees through a convention instead of a statewide primary.
More than 4,000 delegates to Virginia’s Republican Convention are about to settle a contentious housekeeping issue.