The Bulletin

Newport News to vote on superintendent firing and more Va. headlines

By: - January 25, 2023 7:45 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The Newport News School Board has scheduled a vote tonight on the potential firing of Superintendent George Parker after his administration came under intense criticism over the shooting of a first-grade teacher by a 6-year-old student.—Daily Press

• The Republican-led House of Delegates passed several key elements of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s latest round of proposed tax cuts. But the bills will face a tougher crowd in the Democratic Senate.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Henrico, is one of several congressional members leaving the centrist Blue Dog Coalition amid a dispute over a potential rebranding that “would have helped shed the group’s reputation as a socially moderate, Southern ‘boys’ club.”—POLITICO

• Myrna Morrissey, the apparently estranged wife of Sen. Joe Morrissey, D-Richmond, asked for a different judge to be appointed to oversee their family dispute due to her husband’s status as a lawmaker who holds sway over the appointment of judges.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• The Chesterfield Observer, a weekly newspaper focused on the Richmond region’s largest county, is shutting down after 27 years in print.—Style Weekly


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