| 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...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:06 PM
In Virginia, the attorney general, skeptical of global warming, tried to use his subpoena powers to build a fraud case against a climatology professor.
In Wisconsin, Republican Party officials sought the emails of a history professor, trying to...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:41 PM
The director of a Newport News clinic that has provided abortion services since 1975, estimated the cost of complying with new architectural standards, approved Friday by the Virginia Board of Health, at a prohibitive $500,000.
"It's astronomical. We'...