The Bulletin

State firefighter dies battling Buchanan wildfire and more Va. headlines

By: - March 13, 2023 7:45 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• General Assembly budget negotiators are hoping to meet this week to work toward ending a partisan impasse that led the legislature to adjourn this year without a new spending plan.—Washington Post

• A Virginia firefighter died in an ATV accident while battling a wildfire in Buchanan County.—Associated Press

• Virginia’s expansion of passenger rail service is translating to record ridership, according to new stats from the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority.—WRIC

• The office of Attorney General Jason Miyares revealed more details about the corruption charges it’s pursuing against a former election official in Prince William County after defense lawyers argued the state hasn’t revealed enough detail about what the official allegedly did wrong.—Prince William Times

• A Virginia guinea pig is one of 10 national finalists to be the next Cadbury Easter “bunny.”—Free Lance-Star


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