Virginia Senate Votes to Adjourn Special Session - State and Federal Communications

August 18, 2015  •  

Virginia Senate Votes to Adjourn Special Session

Flag of VirginiaIn a surprise move, Senate Democrats voted yesterday to adjourn the special session of the General Assembly. Lawmakers had reconvened just hours earlier to redraw congressional district lines.

The maneuver is an attempt to allow Gov. Terry McAuliffe to extend a temporary appointment of a state supreme court justice.

Though many senators have left the capitol, House Republican leaders insist the session has not ended and are contemplating their next move.

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