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1 hr ago | NBC29
The 2014 regular session of the General Assembly adjourned Saturday without a deal on healthcare expansion or the state's two year, $97 billion budget.
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6 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
The Virginia General Assembly wrapped up temporarily Saturday, passing mental health system reforms, rolling back state testing requirements for schools and agreeing to a new slate of ethics rules on its last day of regular session.
8 hrs ago | The Daily News Leader
A week after President Obama launched an initiative to assist young men and boys of color, the Virginia General Assembly presented resolutions celebrating the life and public service of an unrepentant segregationist, Sen. Harry F. Byrd Jr. Although the timing was coincidental, the history of race in America continues to divide, and it all starts ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Washington Blade
'The law was a terrible, symbolic insult,' said gay State Sen. Adam Ebbin. 'It will finally be off the books.'
16 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
Joshua Davis, 4, on the Virginia Senate floor after session Friday. He and his mom helped get a student diabetes bill through the General Assembly.
One of country music's most nostalgic and beloved songs, Take me Home, Country Roads, has finally been granted official status by the state it helped make famous.
The Huntington Police Department arrested five women in connection to a prostitution sting on Thursday.
File: Boyd Marcus looks at members of the House Privileges and Elections committee.
After a mysterious chemical contaminated the water supply of some 300,000 West Virginians in January, residents were left with more than just a bad taste in their mouths.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is creating slick roads in part of western Virginia.
On March 15, Virginia Democrats will elect a new state Chair of the Democratic Party, and Gov. Terry McAuliffe has expressed his support for Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones .
'GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON': Among the reports More developments in the investigation into the murder of Alexandria's Ruthanne Lodato; much more, beginning at 4:30 a.m. M-F.
Enjoying a break from work, smokers gather in a park near the intersection of 8th Street and Broadway in downtown Kansas City, Mo.
Those of us in Northern Virginia are fortunate to live in one of the most prosperous regions in the country.
Half a dozen hearings, days of testimony and wrangling over some 100 amendments finally ended Wednesday night when the West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill regulating above-ground chemical storage tanks.
As part of National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Mark R. Herring is warning Virginia property owners to be cautious of companies offering to sell them a copy of the deed to their home.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said Commonwealth Coordinated Care, a new launched program that blends Medicare and Medicaid benefits, will not only cut costs but also simplify healthcare for some 78,000 eligible Virginians.