Virginia laws meant to protect people walking around are not as specific as the laws requiring drivers to stop for pedestrians in Maryland and D.C., so there is another push for changes planned this winter.
Northern Virginia traffic received plenty of attention Wednesday night when Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and his Republican challenger, Prince William County Board Supervisor Corey Stewart, faced off in their second of three debates. See photos and video.
Virginia House Republicans have filed their own redistricting proposal they say will fix what a court found were unconstitutionally gerrymandered districts.
Virginia’s General Assembly convened Thursday for a special session meant to deal with court-ordered redistricting, but did not get very far into the process.
Fairfax County elections leaders want the June elections moved from the second Tuesday of the month to the third Tuesday of the month so that the elections are held when schools are closed.
Less than two weeks before Virginia’s midterm primaries, the electoral board in the state’s most populous jurisdiction has fired its general registrar.
Drivers in Virginia are often not legally required to use their turn signals, and the House of Delegates voted down a bill Tuesday that would have expanded that requirement to cover situations where pedestrians are around.
Driving with a cellphone in your hand would be banned in Virginia under a bill approved this week by the state Senate. The bill now goes back to the House of Delegates.
Lawmakers are advancing legislation that would force Arlington County to lower the tax bills of Washington Golf and Country Club and Army Navy Country Club.
Also in Richmond: The House approved a bill allowing some recess to be counted as part of the minimum instructional time in elementary school and kindergarten.
Dominion faces unprecedented scrutiny of its political influence and hard questions about whether most Virginians’ monthly electric bills are higher than they need to be.
Advocates of redistricting reform in Virginia believe that November’s wave election offers hope that changes are coming soon to how the state draws legislative districts. “This is not a nerdy little issue anymore.”
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam struck an optimistic tone that he’ll be able to push through some key piece of his legislative agenda despite pushback from Republican lawmakers on some of his policies during his first week in office.
A Virginia Senate panel has rejected a bill that would allow state regulators to order refunds to customers of the state’s two largest electric utilities.
The White House says President Donald Trump called Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Sunday from his Florida estate and says the president and the governor agreed to work together closely on many issues, including support of the military.