Home Virginia Politics Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning

Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning


Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, March 26. By the way, the midnight deadline for Gov. McDonnell to take action – or not – on legislation has passed, yet there’s no word on several big bills (e.g., transportation). Does that mean he’s let them become law without his signature? Or what?

*Scientists link frozen spring to dramatic Arctic sea ice loss

*Historic moment for gay marriage at Supreme Court

*Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) won’t seek reelection (Can Dems hold this seat? It won’t be easy, but it’s certainly possible.)

*‘Finish the job’ on immigration, Obama urges

*Obamas host White House Seder

*Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli compared abortion to slavery in 2008 (In other words, he’s been a nutjob for a loooong time.)

*Governor makes two changes to bills before deadline

*McDonnell wants exemptions for drone ban

*Virginia Sen. Mark Warner Now Backs Gay Marriage

*As furloughs loom, federal workers turn to local union leaders for comfort

*Orrock gets challenger from Tea Party Patriots

*Road repairs show lack of oversight

*Dominion Virginia Power to buy electricity from small solar power generators

*Fairfax, Frederick join Loudoun in opposing stricter gun control

*Virginia’s Data Disaster Post Redistricting  

There's no paywall on Blue Virginia, and we definitely want to keep it that way! If you want to help support our work, you can donate here - thanks! Also, you can sign up for our weekly email list here.