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Fairfax delegate wants to ditch gas tax

Delegate Tim Hugo wades into the debate over how to pay for transportation maintenance and construction in Virginia as revenues dwindle.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 08:18am EST

Tags: gas tax, transportation funding, Tim Hugo, Hank Silverberg, Virginia General Assembly

Lack of cash could stall improvements to Fairfax corridor

Plans to further widen and add transit along the Fairfax Count Parkway could be stalled because of a lack of state transportation funds.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 04:39pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, transportation funding, Fairfax County Parkway, max smith

The buzz: Va. grants support beehives in 2013

A fund intended to promote the establishment of new beehives in Virginia has been established.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 08:00am EST

Tags: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, beehive, bees, Virginia General Assembly

Virginia trying to find victims of eugenics

It's one of the darkest chapters in American history: the forced sterilization of thousands of people throughout 50 years. Now, there's an effort to find those who survived.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 06:59am EDT

Tags: eugenics, Hank Silverberg, Patrick Hope, Virginia General Assembly

McDonnell adds $44M in amendments to Va. budget

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has added nearly $44 million in amendments to the state budget, including funding for economic development and education initiatives.

Saturday - 05/05/2012, 06:05pm EDT

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Hank Silverberg, budget

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EpiPen bill nears passage in Virginia

Months after the death of a 7-year-old Chesterfield County girl who suffered an anaphylactic attack after a fellow student gave her peanuts at recess, Virginia is closing in on a law that would require schools to maintain epinephrine pens.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 11:49am EDT

Tags: epinephrine, Virginia General Assembly, EpiPens, Loudoun Allergy Network, Thanita Glancey, Neal Augenstein, Amarria Johnson

Fairfax County stays in Dulles Rail project

Despite a key vote in support of the Dulles Rail extension, the question of how much commuters will pay for tolls and whether anyone will ever be able to ride a train to Dulles International Airport remains up in the air.

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 04:08pm EDT

Tags: Dulles Rail, Silver Line, Virginia General Assembly

Key votes in Va. could impact tolls for drivers

A big battle lies ahead in Virginia over its state budget. It includes money that could keep some local tolls down, but it's far from a done deal.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 04:46am EDT

Tags: Bill Howell, Hank Silverberg, Virginia budget, dulles toll road, Dulles Rail, Virginia General Assembly

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