The Ruff Report: FROM RICHMOND
Some of you have expressed relief that certain legislation hasn’t passed this year. I warn you that no matter what comes out, the Governor can change it and send it back to the General Assembly.
Already, Gov. Northam is talking about a special session to deal with redistricting because Democrats in the House and Senate can’t agree upon the issues that they both agreed to last year.
After carping for most of the decade about the House Republicans’ “partisanship” after the last census, majorities in both the House and Senate of both parties agreed to a non-partisan redistricting after this year’s census. Now, House Democrats want to remove the right of the people to vote to add that to the Virginia constitution.
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