From the Rappahannock News

Governor amends, vetoes numerous bills

Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday recommended changing some of the requirements in legislation requiring voters to show identification on Election Day. McDonnell announced that he was recommending changes to 130 laws approved by the General Assembly and that he was vetoing seven bills. […]

From the Rappahannock News

Allen, in key Senate race, visits April 4

Virginia will be the focus of one of the nation’s most tightly contested U.S. Senate races in November’s election, as former governor and U.S. Senator George Allen tries to recapture the Senate seat that he lost in 2006 to Democrat James Webb. […]


Budget work session comments

The following comments were recorded by Rappahannock News staff reporter Alex Sharp VIII during Tuesday night’s (March 20) public work session of the school board and board of supervisors at Rappahannock County High School auditorium. […]


Schools increase is $559K

School superintendent Al Boone introduces a budget that calls for an additional $559,854 in county funding for 2012-2013 at a school board/supervisors work session Tuesday, and many of the 50 present speak out for and against. […]

Capital News Service

ALEC: Smart or smarm?

On issues ranging from tax credits for private school tuition to a homeowner’s right to kill an intruder, several bills before the 2012 General Assembly resembled model laws proposed by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). […]