Bill Allowing Early Release of Child Predators Passes Virginia Senate

Releasing Violent Offenders Early: Meanwhile, SB 5034 would retroactively reduce sentences for thousands of prisoners. While the current version of the bill excludes some serious offenders, it would still allow the early release of others, including (1) Offenders who created or sold child pornography, Continue reading Bill Allowing Early Release of Child Predators Passes Virginia Senate

Democrats Roll Out Priorities for August Special Session

House of Delegates Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn rolled out the House Democratic Caucus’ legislative priorities for the Aug. 18 special session, including a slate of coronavirus-related measures and law enforcement reforms. Increasing paid sick-leave will also be on the agenda. https://www.virginiabusiness.com/article/house-democrats-roll-out-special-session-priorities/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily

State IG Finds Corruption in the Virginia Parole Board – GOP Calls for Resignations

Statement of House, Senate Republican Leaders on OSIG Parole Board Report House Republican Leader C. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah), Senate Republican Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City), and Senator Mark D. Obenshain (R-Rockingham) today issued the following statement regarding the Continue reading State IG Finds Corruption in the Virginia Parole Board – GOP Calls for Resignations