Posts Tagged Congressman Bob Goodlatte

Virginia Doesn’t Have Any Sanctuary Cities, But What About Sanctuary Policies?


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Sanctuary cities became one of the hottest issues in the campaign last year. Now it’s become one of the most divisive issues in the General Assembly. Michael Pope is at the Capitol with the latest.

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Goodlatte Aims to Undo Obama-Era Policy

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Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte of Roanoke. (Credit: AP Photo / Alex Brandon, File)

President Trump isn’t the only person in Washington trying to undo the Obama legacy. One powerful member of the Virginia Congressional delegation is also trying to take action against what he sees as a problem created in the last administration. Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia’s Place in a Deregulating Trump Administration

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-VA, left, discusses the Access to Care Act with Representative John Conyers, D-Mich., and Representative Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, right, during a session last month. Goodlatte wants to cut back on what he calls “burdensome regulations.” (Credit: J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

Virginia Democrats are raising concerns that the GOP effort to unwind regulations could have consequences for Virginia’s environment. Matt Laslo has the story from the Capitol.


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Virginia Congressman Takes Center Stage On First Day


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Washington was buzzing Tuesday about a potential change to the rules that was hotly debated and then scrapped. And a powerful Virginia congressman was at the center of the firestorm. Michael Pope has the story.

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