Virginia Assembly

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18 hours ago

Toscano Gets Unique Experience

Area lawmaker David Toscano has taken a memorable journey in a driverless car.

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2 days ago

Law On Exhuming Bodies Under Review

State lawmakers are considering a bill that requires notification of the next-of-kin before a body is exhumed.

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3 days ago

House Debates Proposed Smoking Fines

The House of Delegates is debating possible penalties for parents or grandparents who smoke in a car when someone under the age of 8 is a passenger.

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3 days ago

Amended Threshold For Reckless Driving

The State Senate has approved a bill that prevents drivers from being charged with reckless driving if they're going only 11 miles above the speed limit.

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3 days ago

Senate Approves Concealed Carry Bill

A bill that makes it easier for people with a protective order to get a concealed weapons permit has won Senate approval.

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3 days ago

House Approves Weapons Related Bills

The House of Delegates has approved three bills that are part of a compromise worked out by Governor McAuliffe and Republican leaders.

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4 days ago

Toscano Makes Plea To Lawmakers

Delegate David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) wants more socially conservative lawmakers to withdraw their proposals to limit gay and lesbian rights.

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4 days ago

State Senate Passes Marriage Bill

The State Senate approves legislation dealing with marriages when one partner is under 18.

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4 days ago

Senators Okay Bill On Sanctuary Cities

State Senators approve a bill that might punish sanctuary cities or counties.

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4 days ago

Bloomberg Ad Rips Into Governor

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a former political ally of Terry McAuliffe, blasted the Governor in a Richmond Times-Dispatch ad.

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4 days ago

State Senator Changes Her Mind Twice

A state senator reversed course twice in the same day regarding a judgeship.

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4 days ago

Forbes Seeks New Term

Eight-term Congressman Randy Forbes is seeking another term this year, and his upcoming campaign will be in a different district.

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1 week ago

GOP Chooses Convention To Pick Nominee

5th District Republican leaders will hold a May 14th convention to select a nominee for Congress.

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1 week ago

Boards Take Heat For Recent Decision

Earlysville resident Gary Grant has scolded the Albemarle Supervisors for deciding their committee assignments in a January 6th closed session.

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1 week ago

Senate Approves Weapons-Related Bill

The State Senate voted 27-13 on Thursday for legislation that honors concealed weapons permits from 25 of Virginia's sister states.

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1 week ago

State Tosses Out GOP Pledge Form

The State Board of Elections has voted to scrap the statement of affiliation that Virginia Republicans once wanted for the March 1st presidential primary.

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1 week ago

House Okays Bill Involving Guns

The House of Delegates has approved legislation that lets anyone who's at least 21 and covered by a protective order to carry a concealed handgun without a permit.

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1 week ago

Deeds Backs Proposed Gun Deal

State Senator Creigh Deeds supports a compromise package of bills dealing with guns.

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2 weeks ago

Chief Justice Rejects Boundary Delay

The U.S. Supreme Court has shot down a request to delay new boundaries for some Virginia congressional districts.

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2 weeks ago

Northam Breaks Tie Dooming Gun Bill

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam has broken a tie and helped to defeat a proposal dealing with concealed weapons permits.

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UVA Men Lose Heart Breaker 63-62

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The UVA men's basketball team suffers a gut-wrenching loss to Duke for the second year in a row.

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UVA Lacrosse Loses Home Opener 11-4

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The UVA men's lacrosse team lost to the visiting Loyola Greyhounds 11-4 in the season-opener for both squads.

1 day ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.