| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:54 PM
The Gloucester County School board has responded to a federal civil rights complaint filed by a Gloucester High School sophomore whose request to use the boys' bathrooms led to a policy limiting the facilities available to transgender students.
| Mar 4, 2015
| 5:47 PM
If the indictment and conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell can't spur Virginia lawmakers into passing substantive ethics reform, we have to wonder what will.
Even with that unseemly episode casting a pall over the proceedings in Richmond this year,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:49 PM
Virginia's optimist-in-chief burned through the superlatives Tuesday to described a legislative session that left him "overjoyed" by its bipartisan successes.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he was "so excited" by the way things turned out that he feels badly...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:58 PM
The College of William and Mary Law School has attracted attention from various corners for helping disabled veterans receive their benefits. Now the General Assembly has taken notice — to the tune of $245,000.
State lawmakers approved that amount...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe spoke to an area group of bankers and business people today on the 23rd floor of the Richmond Federal Reserve building.
And I'm going to warn you, there's not a ton of news here, so if you've heard the governor say "New Virginia...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:21 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court sent Virginia's 3rd District gerrymander case back down the pipe on Monday, a move that brings Virginia another step closer to a redraw of its congressional map.
The nation's highest court vacated and remanded a three-judge panel'...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Earlier this month, we asked readers to tell us who should be honored as a woman of distinction during Women's History Month.
Whether a relative or friend, a public official or an unsung hero, we wanted your input. We received quite a few responses from...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:57 PM
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced his package of vetoes and bill amendments Friday, including major revisions to ethics reforms legislators passed in the closing hours of this year's legislation session.
McAuliffe will suggest 53 changes to...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 11:59 AM
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Gov.Terry McAuliffe signed HB 1750— the Virginia Right To Try Act — into law.
The Goldwater Institute, an advocate for "Right to Try," issued this statement:
"The Virginia House and Senate passed the bill in...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:15 PM
A divided U.S. Supreme Court handed down a victory Wednesday for black legislative leaders in Alabama, and the decision may signal a coming win for Virginia Democrats fighting Republican-drawn election maps here.
The court's 5-4 decision sends Alabama...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 11:06 AM
The interests of Virginia's General Assembly range widely and wonderfully, as a look at how our state Senators' legislative initiatives fared.
So, Colonial Williamsburg will be able to receive royalties from the sale of beer that uses historically...