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Governor Terry McAuliffe is calling a special session of the Virginia General Assembly to correct Virginia’s congressional district lines. The scheduled date for the session…

The Virginia General Assembly 2015 session ends in eight days. Lawmakers in both the House and Senate want hundreds of bills signed into law by Governor Terry McAuliffe…

Is the legalization of Hemp possible in Virginia? Republican House of Delegate member Joseph Yost says ‘why not’. Delegate Yost plans to introduce a bill…

Could the conviction box  be excluded from state employment applications? Senator A. Donald McEachin championed SB250 “Ban the Box” a bill that would remove the felony conviction box…

UPDATE: Virginia lawmakers are expected to vote on the “electric chair bill” that would make electrocution the option if the Department of Correction’s lethal injection supply…

The 2014 Virginia General Assembly is in session with one week down and seven more weeks to go. Over 900 bills have been introduced by…

      Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Justices of the Supreme Court, members of the General Assembly, and my fellow Virginians;   It is an…

  Saturday, January 11 was the swearing in of Virginia’s 72nd governor Terry McAuliffe. The day began with fog, clouds, showers, strong wind gusts to…

The 2014 General Assembly session is underway in Richmond. Ethics reform nearly topped the agenda at the G-A on Wednesday following a scandal involving outgoing…

      On Wednesday, January 8, legislators from around the Commonwealth of Virginia will head to Richmond for the 2014 session of the General…

  The recount of the race for state attorney general is the result of the closest statewide election ever in Virginia. A re-tally of the…

UPDATE: The Virginia General Assembly is expected to end the 2012 session this Saturday. If the session ends there will be no budget. Both members in the House and Senate must vote on the most important bill and that is the state’s biennial budget. The House has voted on a budget but the Senate has not. What […]