Del. Adrienne Jones confirmed Wednesday night she will be running to win a majority of support of the chamber’s now 140 members to be the next speaker.
Maryland could become the first state to stop participating in the federal Title X program due to a Trump administration rule that would prohibit family planning clinics funded by the program from making abortion referrals, under a measure headed to the state’s House of Delegates.
Significant changes to Virginia’s redistricting process that could reduce the amount of gerrymandering in the state were approved Saturday by the General Assembly. Here’s what you need to know.
Virginia House Democrats have picked Del. Eileen Filler-Corn to be their new leader, a move that could help pave the way for her to become the state’s first female House speaker.
Michael Vaughn, a man who used to represent Prince George’s County in Maryland’s House of Delegates, was sentenced to four years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
“The crime of DWI in Maryland while transporting a minor is on the rise,” said Kurt Erickson, president and CEO of the Washington Regional Alcohol Program.
As delegates moved to require sexual harassment training for the General Assembly and full-time staff, Vivian Watts shared her own story of abuse and healing.
The proposal was brought forward by Democratic Del. Kathleen Murphy, who argued that visitors should not be armed while delegates are on the floor.
Democrat Shelly Simonds has conceded the tied 94th District race out of Newport News that was decided by a random drawing last week
The ruling means the random drawing scheduled to decide the outcome of the recount is set to move forward as planned Thursday morning.
Republicans want Virginia’s State Board of Elections to draw names from a bowl to decide the winner of a tied race in Newport News before the General Assembly session starts Jan. 10.
Virginia delegates have begun hashing out how a potentially evenly split House of Delegates could be run and who might serve as speaker, even as the final balance of power following the Nov. 7 elections remains unclear.
If Democrat Joshua Cole asks the Virginia House of Delegates to order a redo of the 28th District race that Republican Bob Thomas won by 73 votes, the full House would have to vote to confirm Thomas as the winner, to seat Cole, or to order a new election.
If you want to know in real time whether Republicans will control Virginia’s House of Delegates in 2018, you’re in luck.
Three Democrats still hoping to join Virginia’s House of Delegates and end a long-standing GOP majority filed for recounts this week.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.