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26 min ago | Daily Kos
Half a dozen hearings, days of testimony and wrangling over some 100 amendments finally ended Wednesday night when the West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill regulating above-ground chemical storage tanks.
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4 hrs ago | NBC29
As part of National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Mark R. Herring is warning Virginia property owners to be cautious of companies offering to sell them a copy of the deed to their home.
8 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said Commonwealth Coordinated Care, a new launched program that blends Medicare and Medicaid benefits, will not only cut costs but also simplify healthcare for some 78,000 eligible Virginians.
13 hrs ago | Korea Herald
Virginia legislators wrapped up all legislative procedures in both chambers on the "East Sea" bill Wednesday, passing the onus to Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Thanks to a deadly combination of rural expanses and traffic-clogged suburbs, the state is behind many of its peers in making the roads safer for bicyclists.
The Republican party actually managed to score a top-tier recruit for the Virginia Senate race with Ed Gillespie, but it looks like it won't do the party any good.
Virginia highway officials say the state is likely to exceed its $157 million snow removal budget by more than $100 million.
A state investigator who examined the events leading to an attack on a Virginia state senator by his son has resigned, complaining that his superiors interfered with his work and made him tone down his report, according to a letter of resignation released Tuesday.
Primary roads in Central Virginia are mostly clear of snow and ice, but some of the back roads still need some work.
Virginia democrats are prepared to dip into their old playbook to dust up the leading republican challenger to Sen. Mark Warner .
Black legislators left the House and Senate floors Tuesday to avoid brief ceremonies honoring the late U.S. Sen. Harry F. Byrd Jr., a long-time Virginia politician and segregationist.
Anna Ashby volunteered to sing at her high school graduation in Windsor in 2003, but when she told her school she was going to sing the Celine Dion song "The Prayer," she was prohibited because the school said it would be a "violation of the separation of church and state."
There's no detente in sight between General Assembly partisans on Medicaid expansion as the legislative session hourglass drains with no sign of a budget deal.
Martha Boneta, a big-spirited small farmer, calls newly enacted land-use legislation in Virginia a "landmark event" that will boost agricultural entrepreneurs there.
University of Virginia researchers say Virginia's foreign-born population is growing and now comprises 15 percent of the state's workforce.
Twenty-nine years ago, a Democratic Governor and his allies did not want an African-American on the statewide ticket.
As part of the mental health reforms pushed for after the November death of Gus Deeds, son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds, the state has launched a real-time psychiatric bed registry.