The workers and customers of the Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia were watching closely as President Obama laid out his gun control proposals. In the proposals, the President  included, universal background checks and a ban on military-style assault weapons. At the Blue Ridge Arsenal, military-style assault rifles have been jumping off the shelves.  Workers have seen a […]

On Tuesday, the House of Delegates Committee confirmed an openly gay judge to a full six-year term on the Richmond General District Court. Tracy Thorne-Begland, a former Naval Flight Officer and prosecutor was rejected last session for a judgeship in the 13th General District Court, but was appointed to the vacancy anyway on an interim basis by the Richmond Circuit […]

Shots rung out Friday in two Chicago neighbors killing two boys. Police are investigating the shooting deaths of  a 14 year old  and 15 year old. Police believe the shootings were gang-related. The parent of the 14 year old, shot several times in the chest,  said her son avoided gangs. The 15 year was shot in […]

  On Wednesday, January 9, the 71st Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Robert F. McDonnell will unveil his full legislative and budget agenda during the 2013 General Assembly Session. Governor McDonnell and I discussed a few highlights from the agenda including K-12 Education, Higher Education and Transportation. Governor McDonnell is calling for a two percent pay increase […]

Timothy Michael Kaine was born on February 26, 1958. During his time in office, Kaine has held multiple positions. They include, the 76th Mayor of Virginia (1988-2000), the 38th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia (2002 –2006), the 51st Chairman of the Democratic National Committee ( 2009 –2011) and the 70th Governor of Virginia (2006-2010). During Kaine’s term for Mayor […]

From: the office of Delegate Joseph D. Morrissey Contact: Waylin Ross, Legislative Aide/Joe Morrissey Phone: (804)698-1074 E-mail: DelJMorrissey@House.Virginia.Gov On December 19, 2012,  Delegate Joseph D. Morrissey, Richmond, announced that he will introduce, in the 2013 General Assembly Session, a bill to ban the sale of both assault style weapons as well as large capacity magazines. […]

    The United States 112th Congress is on holiday break for at least a few days. Members in the Senate and House of Representatives will return to discuss the nation’s looming debt and how to fix it. Will both sides agree to allowing some of the Bush-era tax cuts to expire by the end of […]

    It’s tight but it’s right! Folks who know it-all have not learned a thing. Smart folks ask questions and wait for the correct answers. Just another “Clo-ism” for the day.

  The Bush-era taxes will expire on December 31, 2012. The only solution to avert the “fiscal cliff” is to compromise on spending and tax hikes. President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner following days of closed door talks have come to a compromise. House Republicans are expected to vote on a GOP proposal to avert the […]

    For Immediate Release: Monday, Dec 17, 2012 From:  The Richmond City Jail Richmond, VA—Sheriff C.T. Woody, Jr. reported today the arrest of an inmate, currently being housed at the Richmond City Jail for possession of marijuana. Robin L. Hennington, 27, of Spartanburg, SC, was arrested Saturday, Dec. 15, 2013 by Richmond Police and charged […]

President Barack Obama was a guest on the Tom Joyner Morning show this morning. He thanked millions of Americans for supporting his bid for re-election. What is that you don’t or do understand about the nation’s debt or ‘fiscal cliff’ talks? President Obama breaks it down on the TJMS. The president wants to extend some […]