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The Virginia House of Delegates has reaffirmed its support for repealing the state's one-handgun-a-month law.
Ideology regarding labor unions could once again disrupt the fragile financing plan for one of the region's biggest transportation projects, the second phase of the Metrorail extension to Dulles International Airport.
Two bills sailing through Virginia's General Assembly would allow volunteer fire departments to collect $250 or more from insurance companies if they are called to save or protect insured properties.
It's about half way through Virginia's legislative session and it appears many bills on social issues that have died in the past will make it through this year, and that could have an impact for years to come.
A Senate Transportation committee approved approved legislation this week that would allow police to pull over drivers who are texting.
A Republican-backed congressional redistricting plan cleared the Virginia Senate on a party-line vote Friday over Democratic objections that it's unconstitutional and illegally weakens black voting strength.
Energy efficiency, solar power and regulatory reform are on the agenda at the Virginia General Assembly as clean energy business owners and advocates lobby lawmakers.
A measure to reshuffle the governing board of the multi-state authority that oversees Washington's Dulles and Reagan National airports failed to achieve the four-fifths majority it needed to pass Virginia's House as emergency legislation.