Remembering Massive Resistance, Budget Compromise, and the Endless Special Session

Remembering Massive Resistance, Budget Compromise, and the Endless Special Session
20 mag 2024 · 58 min. 55 sec.

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IN THE NEWS:
After failing to pass a budget before they left town, the General Assembly returned for a special session last week to strike a deal. No new taxes, skill games remain unresolved, and several Democratic priorities were cut--but both sides call it a win. 

On last week's game show, Senator Scott Surovell pointed out that the General Assembly never really adjourned, so we're in a sort of neverending special session--a common practice to prevent the Governor from being able to appoint judges.

This month is the 70th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v Board. And so it’s worth remembering how Virginia responded.


TRIVIA: What town was once located where Dulles Airport is now?

At the Watercooler:
- Senator Lucas' observation that the Washington Post's endorsements in the 7th and 10th district oppose the 13 total women and minority candidates for both races
- The controversy over Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's upside-down American flag stunt--and journalistic confusion when it comes to Fairfax County and Alexandria
 
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