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With a 2-to-1 majority in the House of Delegates, Republicans ordinarily have little to fear. Their disciplined, sharply conservative caucus can and will use its hefty presence to thwart Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe on a health care fix, g…
With a 2-to-1 majority in the House of Delegates, Republicans ordinarily have little to fear. Their disciplined, sharply conservative caucus can and will use its hefty presence to thwart Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe on a health care fix, gun control and any issue that’s essential this legislative election year to revving up the base — his and theirs.
Virginia lawmakers are beginning to see what lies on the other side of their decision not to expand Medicaid or health coverage of uninsured Virginians.
Two measures aimed at making college more affordable advanced in the House of Delegates on Friday.
The Virginia State Bar disciplinary board has suspended former governor Bob McDonnell's law license effective next Thursday in light of his 11 felony convictions.
A Caroline County legislator who sponsored the legislation said moving the date would eliminate possible interference with school activities.
A proposal to allow adoption by the partners of unmarried gay parents was rejected Friday by a Virginia Senate committee.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is backing legislation sponsored by two Republican lawmakers to reform a commission that doles out tobacco settlement money.
Expanding health care access for Virginia veterans took Gov. Terry McAuliffe to Petersburg Friday for his first public appearance after being hospitalized for a collapsed lung and seven broken ribs.
Environmentalists and western Virginia property owners rallied Friday at the state Capitol in opposition to a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline.
Sen. Mark D. Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, has introduced a measure that would would allow political parties to restrict who could participate in primary elections.
In the aftermath of the killing of U.Va. student Hannah Graham last fall, lawmakers are pushing to move the adjudication of assault cases from campus administrators to outside law enforcement.
It was more polite than most catfights.
Pay for state employees in Virginia ranks 49th in the nation in comparison to compensation for private employees, according to the state's top personnel officer.