The Bulletin

Former delegate suing state Democratic Party over nomination and more Va. headlines

By: - November 28, 2022 7:45 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• Former Democratic delegate Cheryl Turpin is suing the Democratic Party of Virginia and the state, challenging the constitutionality of a $5,000 filing fee the party imposed for candidates interested in running for an open state Senate seat. “They’ve created a situation where they’ve admitted someone has been given a nomination because they paid the money for it,” said Democratic attorney Paul Goldman, who’s working with Turpin on the suit.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• A note Chesapeake Police found on the phone of the Walmart shooter was “filled with complaints about co-workers and ramblings about his phone being hacked.”—Virginian-Pilot

• The youngest victim of the Walmart shooting was a 16-year-old who, according to a family friend, had just started working at the store to help his family.—Associated Press

• Gov. Glenn Youngkin says he still plans to pursue more tax cuts in the upcoming legislative session but will proceed cautiously due to fears of an economic recession.—Washington Post

• A woman who was jailed for 10 days after the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office confused her with someone else agreed to a $150,000 settlement, according to state insurance records. The deal allowed the investigator involved in the case to deny liability.—Roanoke Times


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