Virginia Democrats Score A Surprising Win Against Powerful Utility Monopoly

The GOP majority was evidently unprepared.

RICHMOND, Va. ― It was supposed to be an uneventful Monday evening in Virginia’s House of Delegates ― another moment for lawmakers from both parties to come together in the spirit of bipartisanship to give free rein to the state’s two electric power monopolies, Dominion Energy Virginia and Appalachian Power.Instead, six House Republicans joined all 49 Democrats to pass an amendment that placed ...