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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.
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has appointed an advisory committee to determine if the Virginia Constitution really allows only the governor to restore felons' voting rights as legislative efforts have failed repeatedly.
The Federal Aviation Administration is soliciting proposals for six drone test sites, and Virginia officials are making their pitch.
The outcome of key legislation at the 2013 General Assembly including the budget and school safety.
The Virginia Senate passed a transportation reform funding bill that would increase taxes in the region. But the new funding would provide enough money to extend Metrorail to Dulles among other transportation projects in Northern Virginia.
With Virginia Republicans split over a transportation funding compromise, Democrats may be the deciding factor in whether the first major reforms to Virginia's highway financing system in 27 years hits the governor's desk.
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