More than 25,000 federal workers in Virginia’s 5th, 6th and 9th congressional districts could be furloughed.
No arrests have been made in what authorities said was an “extensive, ongoing criminal investigation” centered on drugs and money laundering by retail establishments.
The charges stem from an alleged hit-and-run that injured a woman he was seeing romantically and led her to obtain a protective order against him. A trial date has been set for Jan. 19.
Legislators who were called to Richmond for a special session approved a slate of amendments to the state’s biennial budget. Included among the spending priorities: $18 million for flood relief in Buchanan and Tazewell counties, and $10 million to begin work on an inland port in Southwest Virginia.
The General Assembly will convene in a special session Sept. 6 to approve amendments to the current two-year budget.
He will fill the remainder of former Del. Jeff Campbell’s term. He’s also running unopposed in November.
The full budget details must be released at least 48 hours before the session.
Meanwhile, President Joe Biden’s approval rating in Virginia is at 40%.
Other details haven’t been released. A special session of the General Assembly will be needed to pass what budget negotiators have agreed on.
Tim Heaphy, the former U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia who served as chief investigative counsel of the Jan. 6 committee, talks about his findings on former President Donald Trump’s alleged plot to overturn the 2020 presidential election.