A bill on parental abuse of LGBTQ children and more headlines in Virginia

• Governor Glenn Youngkin’s PACs spend between $650,000 and $1 million on ads to help three Republicans run to unseat Democrats in Virginia’s closest midterm contests.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Of the. Elizabeth Guzman, D-Prince William, says she is considering reintroducing a bill to make it easier to punish parents who abuse or refuse to support an LGBTQ child. “It’s about educating parents because the law tells you what to do and what not to do. So this law tells you not to abuse your children because they are LGBTQ. —WJLA

• The new CEO of gay dating app Grindr is being criticized for posting conservative political views on Twitter, including expressions of support for Youngkin.—The Advocate

• Recently released emails show that the governor’s office appears to oppose a plan to hire Youngkin’s political advertising firm to produce a Virginia tourism video. Records support administration claims that it insisted on a tender for the project.—Richmond Times-Dispatch

• Youngkin blamed the former administration for computer problems with voter registration data, prompting a strong rebuke from the former state election commissioner.—VPM

• The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors is at an impasse to fill a vacancy on the board, raising the possibility that a judge may need to step in and do so.—Chatham Star-Tribune

• A judge revived a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit during a closed session that led to the firing of the former Spotsylvania County Schools superintendent.—Free Lance-Star

• NFL insiders say embattled Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder says privately he picked up ‘dirt’ on other team owners and the league commissioner to protect himself. A lawyer for Snyder has denied the charge.—ESPN

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