News

Republicans Criticize Democrats’ Handling Of Power Shift

Republicans Criticize Democrats’ Handling Of Power Shift

Photo: WINA

The chairman of Virginia’s Republican Party is upset about the way State Senate Democrats carried out a power shift.  Pat Mullins says Democrats are thumbing their noses at senate traditions, including the way bills get treated when they came from the House of Delegates. The Louisa County Republican says Roanoke Democrat John Edwards, who now chairs the Senate Rules Committee, gets too much power under the new arrangement. The committees got new leaders after Democrats changed the rules on January 28th. Both major parties have 20 senators, but the new tie-breaker is Democratic Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam. At the start of the 2014 General Assembly, Republican Bill Bolling was the tie-breaker. Mullins was a Thursday guest on the Schilling Show.

 

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom nearly come to blows

Fresh
bloom

The actor and the troubled pop star reportedly got into an altercation early Wednesday at a party in Ibiza, Spain.

in Entertainment

Paramount apologizes for ‘Ninja Turtle’ 9/11 tweet

Fresh
turtles

The film studio apologized for a poster showing the four "TMNT" characters jumping down from an exploding skyscraper with a Sept. 11 release date.

in National

Most Americans see unaccompanied immigrant kids as refugees

Fresh
border

About 70 percent of Americans think the U.S. should provide temporary support and housing for unaccompanied minors who illegally cross the border.