| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Editor’s note: This is another in a series of Eastern Panhandle candidate previews that The Herald-Mail will be running over the next several months. The announcements also will be posted on our website, www.herald-mail.com, through the West...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:44 AM
A controversial bill requiring women to get an ultrasound before having an abortion is getting some new support. The Virginia General Assembly passed a similar measure last night that is fueling talks about Pennsylvania's proposed bill.
This bill is...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 12:15 PM
The Virginia House of Delegates has approved changes to legislation requiring an ultrasound before an abortion.
The vote was 61 to 35.
House Bill 462 now exempts victims of rape and incest.
It requires women to receive a trans-abdominal...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:58 PM
The West Virginia House of Delegates Wednesday amended and then passed legislation by a 95-5 vote that authorizes up to $52.5 million in bonds for capital improvements at Cacapon State Park in Morgan County and one other state park.
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Democrat Donn Marshall recently announced his candidacy for the District 63 seat in the West Virginia House of Delegates at the foot of the historic Van Metre Ford Stone Bridge.
Marshall, 47, a nonprofit volunteer, ran for the House of Delegates in 2010....
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Editor’s note: This is another in a series of Eastern Panhandle candidate previews that The Herald-Mail has run over the last several months. The announcements also will be posted on our website, www.herald-mail.com, through the West Virginia...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:49 AM
The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce has passed a resolution encouraging Virginia to keep its ban on uranium mining.
The mining company Virginia Uranium is interested in mining the Coles Hill property in Pittsylvania County. Coles Hill...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:16 PM
The Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies will host a debate on the issue of the national popular vote for president and vice president on Monday at 7 p.m. in the center's auditorium at 213 N. King St. on the campus of Shepherd University.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell has done an about-turn on the establishment of a state health benefits exchange in Virginia. In August 2010, just months after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," McDonnell set up the Virginia Health Reform...
| Sep 30, 2012
U.S. Rep. J. Randy Forbes was the newest member of Congress on Sept. 11, 2001, having just won a special election. Since then, the 4th District congressman has spent much of his time in office shaping the United States' ability to respond to the terrorist...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:28 PM
Del. Harvey Morgan has plans to meet late Monday afternoon with members of the Gloucester School Board and schools administrative staff and then walk across the street for a public forum. Morgan will meet with members of the Gloucester County School...