Virginia Assembly

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13 hours ago

McAuliffe Defends 2013 Contributions

Governor McAuliffe has told reporters some 2013 contributions to his campaign were legal.

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13 hours ago

Herring Wants More Gun Research

Attorney General Mark Herring wants the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to do more research on gun violence.

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14 hours ago

Rising Numbers Of Felons Register To Vote

The Department of Elections says nearly 5000 felons have signed up to vote since Governor McAuliffe's April 22nd executive order that restored their rights.

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2 days ago

Ruling On Virginia Redistricting

The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal from Republicans over the redrawing of the Virginia congressional districts.

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2 days ago

GOP Files Lawsuit Over Felon Rights

State Republicans are asking the Virginia Supreme Court to block more than 200,000 convicted felons from having their rights restored.

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3 days ago

UVA Wraps Up Another Academic Year

The University of Virginia has lowered the curtain on its 187th academic year.

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3 days ago

Report Shows Many Illegal Immigrants In Jail

A new report from a state agency shows Virginia's jails are housing many illegal immigrants.

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4 days ago

More Money For Pretrial Assessment

Virginia has a new initiative that helps determine who should and shouldn't await trial behind bars.

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5 days ago

Judge Upholds Photo ID Law

A Richmond-based federal judge has upheld Virginia's 2013 law that requires voters to show a valid photo ID at the polls.

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6 days ago

Deeds, Toscano Review 2016 Session

Two local lawmakers reviewed the 2016 General Assembly session during a town hall meeting Wednesday night.

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1 week ago

State Worker Pay Hike Threatened

The Virginia Secretary of Finance has warned lawmakers about lagging revenue that could threaten state employee pay raises.

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1 week ago

Garrett Says He’s Ready For Dittmar

State Senator Tom Garrett (R- Buckingham County) says he's ready to battle Democrat Jane Dittmar in the upcoming election for a local seat in Congress.

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1 week ago

New Movie Tells Story Of Loving Case

A movie about an interracial couple from Caroline County had its debut this week at the Cannes Film Festival.

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1 week ago

Garrett Wins GOP House Nomination

State Senator Tom Garrett (R- Buckingham County) is his party's nominee for the 5th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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2 weeks ago

New Jobs Coming To Orange County

Orange County officials are celebrating the expansion of Lohmann Specialty Coatings which will add to the workforce.

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2 weeks ago

Restoring Felons’ Rights Dispute Continues

The war of words over Governor McAuliffe's executive order on felons getting their rights restored continues.

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2 weeks ago

Supervisors Continue To Debate Projects

The Albemarle Supervisors continue to debate possible projects for a Novembet bond referendum.

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2 weeks ago

Area Lawmakers Address Senior Statesmen

Three area lawmakers have updated the Senior Statesmen of Virginia regarding the General Assembly.

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2 weeks ago

Radford To Raise Tuition

Radford University is planning a modest increase in tuition for the 2016-'17.

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2 weeks ago

Advice For First-Time Voters

The only local member of the State Board of Elections wants up-to-date voter rolls as we approach the November 8th presidential contest.

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Tom Brady continues his fight with NFL

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its ruling reinstating his "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying the decision runs contrary to federal labor law.

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Pavelski, Ward carry Sharks within a win of finals

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Joe Pavelski scored his second goal of the game 16 seconds into the third period as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday to put them one win away from their first Stanley Cup finals.