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Virginia is close to following the lead of D.C. and Maryland when it comes to texting while driving as a law regarding the issue heads down the final stretch, with one final hurdle to clear.
The two constitutional amendments on the Virginia state ballot passed with an overwhelming majority on Tuesday.
The Virginia General Assembly's website has been revamped.
Here's how members of the House of Delegates voted to raise income taxes on single filers who make more than $100,000 and joint filers who make more than $150,000 a year. The vote was 77 to 60. A majority of 71 votes was needed.
Tiffany Alston, a Prince George's delegate to Maryland's General Assembly, sponsored a bill calling for special masters in Maryland to judge non-jailable traffic offenses.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is still pushing for the state's 6 percent sales tax to be transferred to the gas tax, even after the General Assembly voted against it.
The General Assembly looks set to pass a bill that would require kids to stay in school until they turn 18.
With time running short, a panel of Maryland lawmakers made progress on Saturday on proposals to raise income taxes for people who make more than $100,000.
A bill that prevents the use of sperm or eggs for assisted reproduction without prior permission after the donor dies has cleared the General Assembly.