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Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning


Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, March 27. A reminder to Arlington Democrats: make sure you vote today for Libby Garvey! Thanks.

*Why the mandate is constitutional

*EPA to impose first greenhouse gas limits on power plants (Long, long past time, and not nearly good enough to slash greenhouse gas emissions by what’s needed, unfortunately. Still, better than nothing I guess, as the Titanic – Earth’s environment, in this case – sinks…sigh.)

*Va. Senate passes budget that delays tolls to 2014 on 35-4 vote (See video of Democratic press conference above)

*Kaine submits nominating petitions for Va. Senate race

*Democrats press George Allen on oil tax subsidy bill

*Petersen forming leadership PAC

*Report: Maryland, Virginia economies need more college graduates

*Rally supports health care act

*Food fight develops in Va. over sale of live animals


*Virginia Tech officials ban firearms at buildings, events

*Almost everywhere state looks, waters are polluted

*Virginia lobbyist works tirelessly to soften some sex crime penalties

*Delgaudio’s advocacy organization designated ‘hate group’

*Fairfax painting its deer shocking pink

*Forecast: Freeze fades quickly but chill lingers today, back to warmth Wednesday


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