Conferring during a Senate recess were, from left, William M. Stanley, R-Franklin; Jeffrey L. McWaters, R-Virginia Beach; Thomas A. Garrett, Jr., R-Louisa; Senate Clerk Susan Clarke Schaar; Richard H. Stuart, R-Stafford, and A. Donald McEachin, D-Henrico.
Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:51 pm
Updated: 12:03 am, Thu Feb 14, 2013.
The Virginia Senate this afternoon approved an amended transportation bill that would raise more than $900 million a year for maintenance and roads construction through a series of tax increases on gasoline and the general sales tax, in addition to motor vehicle registration fees.
The vote on House Bill 2313 was 26-14, with a combination of Democrats and Republicans voting for the proposal.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:51 pm.
Updated: 12:03 am.