Government & Courts

Gus and Creigh Deeds on the campaign trail in 2009. Photo: Hyunsoo Leo Kim/REUTERS/Newscom.com

Could tragedy and scandal bring consensus in Richmond?

Virginia’s General Assembly has descended on Richmond for the annual legislative session, and with 60 days to come up with the state’s biennial budget, local legislators seem optimistic that this year won’t be as contentious as 2004, when it took an extra 100 days to pass a budget—and it won’t reflect the gridlock in Congress […]