Chickens expected at next week’s Assembly session

While most people interviewed today by the Washington Post’s Tim Craig about next week’s special Assembly session to solve Virginia’s out-of-control transportation problem predict there will be a whole lotta nothing go on, at least one lobbyist is trying to find the upside. "At the end of the day, maybe putting a ‘lockbox’ on transportation funds, maybe a local taxing authority, but that is it. Give Kaine credit for pushing for something. The Republicans can be tagged as obstructionists but . . . Kaine came back with almost the identical plan that was shot down last year, so which is more foolhardy? But the session will provide ample opportunity for a lot of social interaction to discuss the presidential campaign and enjoy some wonderful cuisine at the Capitol snack bar," says longtime Richmond lobbyist Charlie Davis.

The snack bar is dubbed Chicken’s. We are not making this up.

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