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Nonpartisan redistricting not dead
Published on Feb 5th, 2013
0 comments Last week's "Dead or Alive: The Hook's legislative watch" incorrectly said Senator Creigh Deeds' constitutional redistricting amendment was dead.
'Strangely silent'? Republican lawmakers weigh in on UVA crisis
Published on Jun 22nd, 2012
95 comments Nearly two weeks after UVA Rector Helen Dragas' June 10 announcement that President Teresa Sullivan resigned because of "philosophical differences," local Republican delegates have issued statements...
Local legislators: Tebow, triggermen among their bills
Published on Jan 24th, 2012
22 comments Every January, the six men representing the gerrymandered chunks of Albemarle and Charlottesville (and Rustburg!) head east on I-64 to participate in Virginia's part-time legislature. For 60 days,...
Biscuit Run reform: Deeds would loosen secrecy... some
Published on Jan 23rd, 2012
8 comments In Virginia, tax returns are so sacred that a section of code forbids state officials from revealing individual info– even if those individuals have reaped millions of dollars for their land...
Republican challenges Deeds in State Senate
Published on Jun 30th, 2011
7 comments Attorney Thomas W. "T.J." Aldous announced a run for the 25th District seat in the General Assembly on June 28. Aldous, "a lifelong conservative," according to a release, is the first to challenge...
Incumbent protection? House plan would add Fauquier to 5th
Published on Mar 17th, 2011
12 comments Every 10 years, Virginia redraws its congressional districts following the fresh census results. Cooler heads inevitably call for nonpartisan redistricting, and accusations of "gerrymandering"...
Scenic treasure: How conservation lines the pockets of the rich
Published on Mar 3rd, 2011
127 comments Albemarle County Preserved83,600 acres17.5 percent of the landWho holds the easements? Virginia Outdoors Foundation328 easements62,702 acresNature Conservancy22 easements6,047 acresPiedmont...
Deeds steamed: The appraisal that may have burned taxpayers
Published on Dec 22nd, 2010
31 comments The controversial deal has drawn the ire of State Senator Creigh Deeds. FILE IMAGES Any homeowner seeking a loan or a refinancing might be wise to hire Patricia Filer. If her appraisal of Biscuit Run...
Team Obama flees sinking Deeds
Published on Oct 24th, 2009
28 comments Republican Bob McDonnell tries to sway UVA football tailgaters September 12. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Aides to the American president don't seem to be taking the it-ain't-over-till-it's-over advice...
Deeds kicks off tour
Published on Aug 3rd, 2009
0 comments Democratic gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds bounds up to the stage for the launch of his "Deeds Country" tour. A crowd of over 150 supporters came out to the Downtown Mall Sunday, August 2....
Deeds declines Obama invite
Published on Jul 1st, 2009
7 comments State Senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds had an invite from President Barack Obama to appear with him today in Northern Virginia, but Deeds reportedly declined, and told the...
Snap o' the day: Satellite trucks line up
Published on Jun 10th, 2009
0 comments TV stations parked their trucks outside the Omni June 9 in anticipation of the Democratic primary returns and to be there when the polls closed at 7pm, should Creigh Deeds be nominated, which he was...
Deeds wins big: Beats McAuliffe, Moran 2-to-1
Published on Jun 9th, 2009
7 comments State Senator Creigh Deeds gets a hug from his wife Pam before speaking to supporters celebrating his victory in the Democratic primary for governor. PHOTO BY LINDSAY BARNES In the contest to become...
Dem primary too close to call in new poll
Published on May 26th, 2009
3 comments With only two weeks to go until the June 9 primary to decide the Democratic nominee for governor, a new poll says it's still anybody's ballgame. According to the latest from Public Policy Polling [...
McAuliffe leads, Deeds gains in new poll
Published on May 21st, 2009
4 comments With 19 days until the June 9 primary to decide the Democratic nominee for governor, former Democratic National Committee chair Terry McAuliffe remains the frontrunner, but the race is getting a...
Local Dems: Deeds gets most but not all
Published on Apr 13th, 2009
5 comments City Councilor David Brown, Delegate David Toscano and Albemarle Supervisor Ann Mallek show their support of State Senator Creigh Deeds, second from right. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE That...
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