| Apr 3, 2013
Republican North Carolina state legislators have proposed allowing an official state religion in a measure that would declare the state exempt from the Constitution and court rulings.....Huffington Post Virginia Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli (R) has...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:29 PM
One Hundred and fifty years after the first shots of the Civil War, there's a looming battle over race in Virginia with the potential to turn ugly.
The Republican-controlled House of Delegates and the Democrat-led Senate are already at odds over how to...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 12:06 PM
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli joined a lawsuit in Texas that aims to stop the federal government from cutting greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles.
The lawsuit, filed last week by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, argues the U.S....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Thousands came out to say goodbye to a fallen hero.
Virginia Tech police officer Deriek Crouse was shot and killed in his police cruiser last Thursday, while on a traffic stop on campus.
Police identified Ross Ashley, a Radford student, as the shooter. ...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Here are local reactions to today's U.S. Supreme Court5-4 ruling upholding President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, said he "will continue to support limiting the federal government's reach."
"As this law...
| Oct 19, 2012
Karen Remley announced her resignation as Virginia's Health Commissioner in an email to staff on Thursday. She cited the row over new abortion facility regulations as the reason for her decision.
"Today's message is very hard to write, as I am sharing...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:18 AM
On Thursday, Gov. Bob McDonnell signed his approval of the Board of Health's stricter "emergency" regulations for abortion clinics in Virginia. The new standards take effect Jan. 1, 2012, for one year or up to 18 months...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:36 PM
– Despite a pending U.S. Supreme Courtbattle over the federal health care law, Democrats in the House of Delegates want to create a health insurance benefits exchange as the law requires.
House Minority Leader David Toscano, D-Charlottesville, said...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:27 AM
The Virginia Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday regarding state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s demand for the of emails of a former University of Virginia climate scientist.
Cuccinelli has said he is investigating whether...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Last year the General Assembly passed legislation that would require insurance companies to cover behavioral health therapy for autistic children, ages 2 to 6, with a cap on annual coverage costs of $35,000.
The measure was slated to go into effect...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:29 AM
UPDATE: A House of Delegates subcommittee on Jan. 26 recommended tabling the resolution, which, in Richmond parlance, is a polite way of dismissing the idea.
A House resolution (HJ 129) asks Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to “explore a...