The proposal would make changes to a 2016 bill which Northern Virginia leaders and some developers said had slowed housing development to a crawl in places such as Loudoun County.
The law that requires Virginia schools to start after Labor Day is the subject of a couple of proposals in the Virginia General Assembly session that starts Wednesday. Read about more bills that deal with education.
The legislature for the increasingly blue state reconvenes Jan. 9 and will consider measures to approve the gender-equality amendment.
The Democratic governor announced he plans to ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve $36 million in new spending to better address students’ emotional needs.
The Virginia House of Delegates has approved a state budget that would expand Medicaid eligibility to about 400,000 low-income adults.
Powerful Virginia Republican Del. Terry Kilgore said Thursday that he’d changed his mind after years of opposition and now supports Medicaid expansion.
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.