Posts Tagged Virginia Courts

COVID-Altered Budget: Can State Lawmakers Squeeze in Funding for Clerk Positions?

StateSeal00Some of Virginia’s understaffed courts won big earlier this year when legislators approved funding for new district clerk positions. But their gain was lost to pandemic budget freezes, leaving court administrators to struggle under the weight of a workload that’s only grown because of COVID-19. Cat Modlin-Jackson has the story.

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State Lawmakers Could Weigh How Much Power Prosecutors Have Next Month

virginia_flag_map_0As lawmakers consider criminal justice reform during the special session next month, not all the changes will be directed at police. Some important changes may also be on the horizon for the courts. Michael Pope reports.

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