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  The Virginia General Assembly 2015 session ends this Saturday. Lawmakers who represent you at the G-A have introduced, voted on and killed bills this session. How…

  Virginia legislators will hear hot issues at this year’s General Assembly session which opens on Wednesday. Lawmakers will introduce reforms to the Standards of…

Virginia's General Assembly goes in session on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 and will remain in session until March 2012. Legislators will introduce hundreds of bills and you can keep track of all bills here.

NewsOne spotlights the more controversial, questionable and bizarre state legislation of 2012.

By Nick Oza, The Arizona Republic   Leticia Ruiz hugs granddaughter Angelina Ramirez after Phoenix service.   By Emily Gersema, The Arizona Republic  By 7 p.m. one recent evening, about 25 people slouched in metal folding chairs and recited the Hail Mary prayer in Spanish and, later, in English.   “Dios te salve, Maria, llena […]

From hiphopwired.com Some of Virginia’s inmates are suffering for their beliefs, and their hairstyles. An estimated 48 inmates in Virginia are being placed in isolation because the length of their hair or beards does not comply with state regulations. At least 14 of these inmates are Rastafarians who believe their dreadlocks are a sign of […]