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Feds advise Virginia on how to get around ban on using seized funds for salary hikes

Alan Suderman, Capitol correspondent, Virginia, and Alanna Durkin Richer, reporter, Mid-Atlantic/Richmond, for reporting that, despite a ban on using assets seized in criminal investigations to raise salaries for law enforcement, the federal government told the Virginia state government how to get around the rule. The resulting worker pay raises of up to 30 percent became the subject of a heated floor speech in the state Senate and a disapproving editorial. https://yhoo.it/2jRl90P

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