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Senate panel rejects lawmaker travel restriction

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Senate committee on Friday rejected legislation that would have imposed a little more transparency on Virginia lawmakers, who spent about $95,000 in taxpayer money on travel last year. The Rules Committee voted 13-2 to kill Sen. A. Donald McEachin's proposal to prohibit the state from compensating or reimbursing the expenses of legislators who attend conferences that...