Spring 2017 C O N T E N T S VIRGINIA CAPITOL CONNECTIONS QUARTERLY MAGAZINE TRANSPARENCY 4 Fake News 5 Open Government 6 Carrying on the Torch: Standing Up for an Open Government 7 A Republic If You Can Keep It 8 Legislating Ethics–Increasing Trust in Elected Officials 9 EVa 10 Procurement Transparency = Good Government + Good for Businesses ELECTION 11 Race to Replace McAuliffe kicks off with Party Primaries in June 11 The Gerrymandering Jackpot – and Our Unconstitutional System of Elections FEATURES 12 Tom Hyland: Foundation in Truth 14 Now What? 14 The Extremes of Virginia 16 The Photography of Wanda Judd 18 Uniting Virginia Against Human Trafficking GENERAL ASSEMBLY 19 Virginia Legislative Staff 26 Virginia Continues to Expand its Capacity to Honor Veterans with Final Resting Places that Commemorate Their Service and Sacrifice to our Nation 28 Democracy In Action 30 Transition 31 100 Years of Career and Technical Education and Looking to the Future 32 VSCA Legislative Day 2017 On The Web

Fake News page 4


Open Government page 5


Carry the Torch page 6


A Republic If You Can Keep It

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33 Girl Scout Legislative Day in Richmond 34 Association and Business Directory

Staff page 19

On the Cover The view from David Bailey Associates, Capitol Place.

Volume 23 Number 2 • Editor –Kristen Bailey-Hardy • Assistant Editor –Hayley Allison • Publisher –David Bailey • Art Director –John Sours • School Distribution – Kristen Bailey-Hardy • Advertising – • Printer –Wordsprint • Virginia Capitol Connections Quarterly Magazine (ISSN 1076-4577) is published by: Virginia Capitol Connections • 1108 East Main Street • Suite 1200 • Richmond, Virginia 23219 • (804) 643-5554 • Copyright 2017, Virginia Capitol Connections, Inc. All rights reserved. The views expressed in the articles of Virginia Capitol Connections Quarterly Magazine , a non-partisan publication, are not necessarily those of the editors or publisher.

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