Absentee voting begins Friday in critical Virginia primaries for state and local offices. Here’s what you need to know.
Del. Matthew James made a plea agreement Monday that allows him to avoid jail time if he stays out of trouble for the next year.
The Virginia House of Delegates has finished a new searchable website that has biographical sketches of every lawmaker who’s served in the body for over the past 400 years.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will try again next year to prohibit drivers from holding cellphones, after a last-ditch effort was ruled out of order in last week’s reconvened session.
A variety of changes were made in Virginia’s so-called “veto session.” including more funding for the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority and a popular move to restore driver’s licenses to more than 600,000 Virginians.
House Speaker Kirk Cox spokesman Parker Slaybaugh said the speaker believes an amendment Northam is proposing is out of order.
Late Tuesday, Gov. Ralph Northam proposed increased truck registration fees across Virginia, a higher diesel tax to more closely match neighboring states, and an expansion of the additional gas tax charged in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads to include all areas along Interstate 81.
In response in part to the child sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, Virginia will have a new law on July 1 requiring priests, ministers, rabbis and other clergy members to report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect.
The amendment announced Tuesday would also reinstate driving licenses for more than 627,000 Virginians who currently have suspended licenses.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed a bill that would bar convicted felons of being notary publics, even if they’d had their civil rights restored after serving their sentences.
Arlington County, Virginia, has a new path to renaming Route 1 to remove the name honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday he has vetoed legislation that would allow people to make and sell switchblades to out-of-state buyers.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that he’d signed legislation that lowers the sales tax rate on essential personal hygiene products.
The measure will clean up four sites within the Chesapeake Bay watershed, including the Possum Point Power Station in Prince William County, Virginia.
U.S. Supreme Court justices will hear arguments Monday on whether the boundaries of 11 Virginia House of Delegates districts were drawn on the basis of race by Republicans.
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