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Va. gas tax could hinge on Congress

The Virginia transportation package approved by the General Assembly could still mean an increased gas tax - but it would happen without a vote.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 08:07am EDT

Tags: gas tax, internet sales tax, Hank Silverberg, Virginia General Assembly

Poll gauges how Virginians feel about new laws

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.

Saturday - 04/06/2013, 07:04am EDT

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Roanoke College, Kathy Stewart

Senate rejects governor's education amendments

The Virginia Senate has rejected Gov. Bob McDonnell's amendments to his bill allowing the state to take over perennially failing public schools.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 05:35pm EDT

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, school takeovers

Abortion coverage, Medicaid potential flashpoints

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.

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 07:24pm EDT

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, abortion, health insurance exchanges, Medicaid

Virginia to arm parents in fight against eating disorders

Supporters are calling a new Virginia law a first step in tackling the growing problem of eating disorders.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 04:41am EDT

Tags: eating disorders, psychology, Virginia General Assembly, Dickie Bell, Virginia schools, paula wolfson

AG names committee to examine restoring rights

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.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 08:01pm EDT

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, civil rights restoration, Virginia General Assembly

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