Virginia lawmakers have given preliminary approval to a new $100 gift cap from lobbyists and others trying to influence state government.
A newly released court document describes what former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell would have said had she testified in her husband’s public corruption case.
Forty-four former state attorneys general from across the country have urged a federal appeals court to toss out former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s public corruption convictions.
Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has appealed her public corruption convictions.
Federal prosecutors say former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell should be sentenced to at least 18 months in prison for public corruption, while her lawyers say she should only be sentenced to probation and 4,000 hours of community service.
The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s license to practice law, citing his felony public corruption convictions.
Federal prosecutors say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s appeal of his corruption convictions doesn’t present any arguments strong enough to warrant allowing him to remain free on bail.
Virginia lawmakers are receiving fewer gifts in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s prosecution on corruption charges.
Lawyers say the appeal of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption convictions could take almost as long as his two-year prison sentence itself.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell asked a judge for mercy for his wife, as well as himself, before being sentenced to two years in prison for public corruption.