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With Gov. Bob McDonnell embroiled in an ethics scandal over gifts he and his family accepted, Virginia lawmakers are talking about how rules governing gifts to politicians should be strengthened.
The Virginia transportation package approved by the General Assembly could still mean an increased gas tax - but it would happen without a vote.
The Virginia General Assembly session might be over for this year, but citizens have provided their feedback and reactions to new laws thanks to a poll conducted by Roanoke College.
The Virginia Senate has rejected Gov. Bob McDonnell's amendments to his bill allowing the state to take over perennially failing public schools.
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Gov. Bob McDonnell's amendment that would ban abortion coverage from insurance plans sold in Virginia through a health care exchange managed and funded by the federal government faces a narrow vote in the state Senate Wednesday.
Supporters are calling a new Virginia law a first step in tackling the growing problem of eating disorders.