Tuesday, February 15: Today in Virginia Politics – Gov Youngkin, Lt. Governor Winsome Sears, AG Miyares

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Gov Youngkin:

  • Governor gets bill to end school mask mandates 
    RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) – The Virginia House of Delegates Monday passed Senate Bill 739 on a party-line vote, 52-48, after it passed the Senate last week, with the goal of ending mask mandates in every Virginia public K-12 school. The bill is now headed to Governor Glenn Youngkin, who has indicated he will add an emergency clause to make the bill effective immediately. MORE.

  • Gov. Youngkin signs first bill, which supports dairy producers
    RICHMOND, VA (NewsRadio WINA)– Governor Glenn Youngkin today signed his first piece of legislation into law in a small ceremony in the Capitol. H.B. 828, introduced by Delegate Tony Wilt, which supports dairy producers in the Commonwealth by streamlining requirements to participate in a federal program. MORE

  • WATCH: Youngkin drops ad asking Virginians to get vaccinated
    (Washington Examiner) The video, along with an accompanying public service announcement, seeks to bolster Youngkin’s COVID-19 Action Plan. While the governor does not believe in mandating the vaccine, he said it is a critical tool in the battle against the pandemic. MORE

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  • (US News) Youngkin to Give Commencement Speech at Regent University Virginia Gov.
    Glenn Youngkin will be the keynote speaker at Regent University’s spring commencement.  The university that was founded by Pat Robertson in Virginia Beach made the announcement on Monday. The graduation is set for May 7 before what’s expected to be more than 2,300 graduates. Robertson started the Christian Broadcasting Network and stepped down last year as host of the “700 Club” talk show. MORE

LT GOV Sears

  • Just Ask Cinderella: Winsome Sears Brings Out High-Heeled Pump After Gavel Goes Missing
    (Daily Caller) Republican Virginia Lt. Governor Winsome Sears pulled off one hell of a fashion move Monday when her gavel went missing and she ended up using her high heel pump instead. “@WinsomeSears gaveled Virginia Senate to order with high-heeled patent leather pump after an unknown prankster hid her gavel,” a tweet from shared by Sears from a Washington Post reporter read. MORE

AG Miyares

  • Va. AG Miyares slams ‘far-left prosecutors;’ Descano says AG ‘weaponizes victims’ trauma
    RICHMOND, Va. (7News) — As he nears his first month in office, Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares sat down with 7News for a wide-ranging interview on what Virginia residents can expect from him over the next four years. From human trafficking. “These people are monsters,” said Miyares. To violent crime. “Our murder rate is the highest it’s been in two decades in Virginia,” said Miyares. MORE

  • Virginia AG unveils new plan to give relief to people with overdue student loan debt
    People who attended a Virginia State College and University and are struggling with student loan debt will get some relief from the new Attorney General. In an interview with 7News, Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares said he’s going to cut collection fees in half on overdue student debt—from 30 percent to 15 percent. MORE

  • Former Virginia AG Disputes ‘Transparency’ Claim for Termination
    (NewsMax) Former Virginia Deputy Attorney General Monique Miles is disputing the Virginia Attorney General office’s claim that she lacked “transparency” during hiring interviews as the reason for her termination. MORE

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