Posts Tagged Chap Petersen

Lawmakers Want to Make ‘Sexting’ A Less Serious Crime for Minors

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Technology is changing the world. And, as Michael Pope reports, lawmakers in Richmond are struggling to keep up.

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How Much Money, If Any, Should Virginia Spend to Attract Professional Sports?

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An aerial view of FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland — the home of the Washington Redskins. Lawmakers in Virginia are currently debating whether the state should spend money to attract professional sports teams to the Commonwealth. (Credit: Andrew Malone / Flickr)

Lawmakers in Richmond are tacking a lot of issues this year, including a debate over using public money for professional sports. Michael Pope is at the Capitol with the latest.

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Rate Freeze Debate Includes What to Do With Excessive Utility Profits

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Delegate Terry Kilgore, R-Scott, wants to lift Virginia’s utility rate freeze and give some of that money back to ratepayers. (Credit: AP Photo / Steve Helber, File)

Your power bill may be including a little something extra in the coming weeks. But will it be what you deserve? Lawmakers are dividing, and Michael Pope is at the Capitol with the latest.

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