Loudoun County prosecutor Jim Plowman will step down in November, and become a judge in the 20th Judicial District.
A bill requiring the disposal of coal ash stored in Dominion Energy ponds across Virginia has cleared its first General Assembly committee.
The 76-year-old Democrat, who’s entering his 33rd year as state Senate president, made clear he’d work as long as his health would allow. He’s the longest-serving state Senate president ever in Maryland and in the nation.
Making prescription drugs more affordable and raising the minimum wage are expected to be among the top issues Maryland lawmakers are expected to debate when they gather for their annual legislative session next week.
Watch a livestream as world leaders gather in New York for the 73rd United Nations General Assembly.
In a major milestone for Metro funding, each house of Virginia’s General Assembly approved on Tuesday more than $100 million per year for the system. Legislators also banned handheld cellphone use behind the wheel.
A look at some notable actions by Gov. Terry McAuliffe on bills lawmakers passed this year.
A bill proposed in Virginia would bolster free speech in school campuses in the commonwealth.
Virginia’s house of delegates could take a final vote Monday on a bill that would require schools to notify parents of any potentially sexually explicit classroom material and require that schools offer an alternative for the students of any parents who opt out.
This week lawmakers in Virginia are expected to deal with four bills that either help or target those in the United States illegally.
Debate on the proposed constitutional amendment and related bills in the General Assembly has turned emotional at times, with many Republicans asking why local school boards have not allowed more charter schools as a way to boost education in the commonwealth.
A Virginia lawmaker is frustrated with the number of bills aimed at changing road construction spending and banning tolls in the northern part of the state.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe would go along with a bill to ban tolls on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway if the General Assembly passes it with the support of the Northern Virginia delegation.
Republicans control both houses of the General Assembly. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has proposed a massive budget to keep the government running.
WASHINGTON — After a semester of salacious charges this fall at the University of Virginia that drew out information about underlying problems with campus sex assault, Virginia’s General Assembly has moved to lay out new…
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.