Republican Dick Black, who is hanging it up after 20 years in Richmond, started his career fighting to filter pornography on library computers. His decision to not run again is being seen by Democrats as a pickup opportunity in the Senate. There’s also a special election for a state Senate seat next week.
Virginia Republican lawmakers say they plan to introduction legislation next week to bring toll relief to Northern Virginia commuters, including by cutting new tolling hours on Interstate 66.
WASHINGTON — More than a dozen state governors are refusing to accept Syrian refugees following the Paris attacks, and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is being asked to follow suit. Republican state Sen. Dick Black, who…
WASHINGTON — The Virginia General Assembly next year will likely take up some of the recommendations a state task force made to help sexual assault victims on college campuses and to help prevent assaults. Sen.…
The stabbing of Sen. Creigh Deeds and the death of his son Gus has shone a spotlight on the weaknesses in Virginia\’s mental health system, including that involuntary mental health evaluations can only last for less than a work day.
Gov. Bob McDonnell used his annual address to the
state Wednesday to make one big, last push for an
enduring legislative legacy, urging lawmakers to
enact his education and transportation reforms.
Heated disagreement is expected this week as the Virginia State Senate debates HB 1, which would define a person as beginning at conception.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.