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Va. Senate Committee Defeats Gun-Control Proposals

Va. Senate Committee Defeats Gun-Control Proposals

A Republican-controlled Virginia Senate voted to approve Monday measures aimed at easing restrictions on gun owners while voting against several gun-control measures championed by Democratic Gov. Terry... Read »

2 hours ago

Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell to Be Free During Appeal

Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell to Be Free During Appeal

A federal appeals court has approved former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions. Read »

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 4:29 AM

Maryland Lawmakers to Be Briefed on Budget

Maryland Lawmakers to Be Briefed on Budget

Maryland lawmakers will be getting a briefing on Gov. Larry Hogan's budget. Read »

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 11:37 AM

Va. Bill Would Outlaw Abortions After 20 Weeks

Va. Bill Would Outlaw Abortions After 20 Weeks

A Virginia Republican lawmaker is advocating for a bill that would make it illegal to perform an abortion on a woman who has been pregnant for 20 weeks or longer. Read »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 7:19 PM

Va. Lawmakers Far From Consensus on Campus Sex Assault

Va. Lawmakers Far From Consensus on Campus Sex Assault

Virginia lawmakers are far from consensus on legislation dealing with sexual assault on college and university campuses. Read »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 6:15 PM

Va. Gov. Out of Hospital, Greets Schoolchildren

Va. Gov. Out of Hospital, Greets Schoolchildren

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was released Thursday from a Richmond hospital, where he was treated for injuries sustained on a safari in Tanzania. Read »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:21 PM

Prosecutors Ask Court to Deny Bail for Ex-Va. Gov

Prosecutors Ask Court to Deny Bail for Ex-Va. Gov

Federal prosecutors say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's appeal of his corruption convictions doesn't present any arguments strong enough to warrant allowing him to remain free on bail. Read »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Va. State Sens. Pushing for Marijuana Decriminalization

Va. State Sens. Pushing for Marijuana Decriminalization

Some Virginia lawmakers want to loosen the state's marijuana laws. Read »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:14 PM

Bill Banning Common Core Standards Advances in Va.

Bill Banning Common Core Standards Advances in Va.

Legislation prohibiting adoption of the Common Core curriculum standards in Virginia schools has cleared a state Senate committee. Read »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:03 PM

Virginia Governor Released From Hospital

Virginia Governor Released From Hospital

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been released from the hospital after receiving treatment for injuries he suffered on an African safari. Read »

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