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Lawsuit over Youngkin, Carlyle tax-free stock payouts and more Va. headlines

By: - August 11, 2022 8:07 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• A Pittsburgh pension fund that holds shares in the Carlyle Group filed a lawsuit claiming Gov. Glenn Youngkin and other Carlyle executives unfairly enriched themselves with tax-free stock payouts. A spokesperson for Youngkin, who left the private equity firm in 2020, called the lawsuit “baseless.”—NBC News

• U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine said he was “most disturbed” to see Youngkin “impugning the Department of Justice” over the Mar-a-Lago search.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• “The Alexandria Health Department on Wednesday mistakenly sent emails to hundreds of residents who are eligible for the monkeypox vaccine, telling them inaccurately that they weren’t eligible to get the shot.”—Washington Post

• Opponents of Confederate statue removals are challenging Charlottesville’s plan to give a Robert E. Lee statue to a Black history center that plans to melt it down.—Charlottesville Tomorrow

• Virginia Beach school leaders are fighting over whether parents should be able to challenge library books.—Virginian-Pilot

• Caesars is breaking ground on its Danville casino today.—Cardinal News

• A Henrico County man stood up at a county board meeting to call for his own arrest over “solicitation of prostitution.”—Henrico Citizen

• Liberty University hired an outside firm to conduct an “extensive and national search” for its next president after the messy split with former leader Jerry Falwell Jr.—News & Advance

• Rare rainbow clouds were spotted over Northern Virginia.—Washington Post

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