Maureen McDonnell, the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is headed back to court this morning to be sentenced today by U.S. District Judge James Spencer for her role in the corruption case that landed on the commonwealth's former first couple.
Both chambers of the General Assembly have passed an ethics bill, but the two versions will need to be resolved in a conference committee. Gov. Terry McAuliffe is exerting pressure on at least two key issues.
Virginia's state Senate signed off on a bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to carry a loaded shotgun in their vehicles, but if it passes the House of Delegates, it's not clear whether the governor will sign it.
A controversial bill headed to the Virginia House of Delegates is aimed at making sure the Commonwealth's Department of Corrections can secure the three-drug cocktail used for lethal injections, while keeping the suppliers secret.
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