A Most-Wanted List: Mayors Not for Marriage
BY Josh Hinkle
February 23 2012 4:00 AM ET
"This issue is being discussed actively at the state and federal levels. Because Virginia is a Dillon Rule state, localities derive their authority directly from the Commonwealth. Because it is not a local issue, we must defer to both state and federal officials." —Toni Guagenti, communications coordinator for Mayor William Sessoms of Virginia Beach, Va.