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.
Del. Michael Webert, R-Culpeper, left, talks with Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Webert’s bill to decriminalize cursing in Virginia failed to advance to the full House of Delegates. (Credit: AP Photo / Steve Helber)
Lawmakers in Richmond occasionally curse at each other as debates get heated. And, as Michael Pope explains, they’re breaking the law.