Tis the season of investigations. We recently had the investigation the state ordered into Virginia Military Institute. Now we have the invest…
The Office of the State Inspector General “fell short” in its investigation of one of the Virginia Parole Board’s more controversial decisions last year, and the agency’s conclusions likely were influenced by the lead investigator’s “apparent bias,” a law firm hired by Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration said in a report released Monday.
Senior staff members in Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration questioned the power of Virginia’s watchdog agency to investigate the Virginia Parole Board during an ongoing investigation and reprimanded Inspector General Michael Westfall for how many investigations his office was conducting during a tense meeting last summer.
The Virginia legislature narrowly accepted an accelerated schedule to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, with Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax breaking a tie in the Senate.
The chief state investigator who substantiated violations by the Virginia Parole Board filed a motion Monday for an expedited hearing in her bid to be granted whistleblower protection status.
There are many mysteries in the universe.
The Republican leadership of the General Assembly on Tuesday called for an immediate moratorium on the early releases of any state prison inmates with violent convictions.