| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:28 PM
There were three special elections today (results) for Virginia General Assembly seats.
Del. Ben Chafin handily won an open Senate seat in the 38th District, cementing GOP control in that chamber. You may know this seat as "used to be Phil Puckett's."...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:30 PM
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe rolled out a 10-point plan Monday to leverage more federal money for health care in Virginia, but he stopped far short of any unilateral attempt to expand Medicaid.
Instead the McAuliffe administration will tweak...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Twenty-three Virginia legislators, including Peninsula delegates Monty Mason and Jeion Ward, voted the Virginia League of Conservation voters position 100 percent of the time during the General Assembly's 2014 session.
The scorecard is here (pdf) and...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:16 PM
With their narrow majority back in hand, Senate Republicans re-worked the chamber's committees tonight, removing Democrats from chairmanships and putting Republicans in their places.
They made state Sen. Walter Stosch the body's president pro tem. State...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:15 PM
RICHMOND — The battle over Medicaid expansion bogged down the budget process once against Thursday as Republicans worked to ensure — as best they can — that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can’t expand the program on his own once the...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Fifty-four Virginia legislators - approaching 40 percent of the entire General Assembly - voted with the Virginia Chamber's position 100 percent of the time in Richmond during the past session.
The chamber held a thank you reception last night in...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Sen. Mark Warner (D)
Washington, D.C., office:
475 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
101 W. Main Street
Norfolk, Va. 23510
| Apr 29, 2011
| 2:09 AM
UPDATE: Gov. Bob McDonnell late Thursday said he would sign the redistricting legislation passed by the General Assembly "as soon as it reaches my desk." In a statement, the governor said the legislation approved by state lawmakers earlier in the day...
| Apr 4, 2011
Doug McMinn would rather work on the Rappahannock River than talk to politicians.
Yet that's exactly what he was doing over the winter when state lawmakers began tinkering with Virginia's oyster aquaculture laws.
McMinn and fellow oyster growers...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 7:19 PM
Redistricting is an ugly process, one that almost always leaves bruised feelings among the minority party.
And that's playing out in both chambers of the General Assembly this week. Republicans control the House of Delegates and have eliminated the...
| Mar 4, 2011
Republican Virginia governor cuts budget, invests in highways...