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Interests lobbying the General Assembly to repeal a law banning uranium mining plied state legislators with nearly $140,000 in campaign contributions the past two years, according to data gleaned by a nonprofit and nonpartisan campaign finance watchdog.
A Virginia Senate panel endorsed legislation Monday to crack down on illegal cigarette trafficking and financial crimes against elderly or incapacitated adults.
The gun control debate caused a wild scene Thursday in Virginia's House of Delegates.
A Republican-dominated Senate committee narrowly killed a bill Thursday that would have barred state-funded abortions for poor women carrying mortally deformed fetuses.
Democrats in the Virginia General Assembly are pushing ahead with a bill that would allow children of undocumented workers to pay in-state tuition to attend state colleges.
Virginia's House of Delegates voted Tuesday to confirm Tracy Thorne-Begland as the state's first openly gay jurist, resolving a simmering social issue that last spring opened not only a deep partisan rift, but also a division among Republicans.
Hundreds of anti-abortion activists gathered on Capitol Square in Richmond Wednesday to celebrate last year's legislative successes. Meanwhile dozens of abortion-rights supporters staged their own demonstration a few yards away.
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