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Energy efficiency, solar power and regulatory reform are on the agenda at the Virginia General Assembly as clean energy business owners and advocates lobby lawmakers.
A measure to reshuffle the governing board of the multi-state authority that oversees Washington's Dulles and Reagan National airports failed to achieve the four-fifths majority it needed to pass Virginia's House as emergency legislation.
The House of Delegates surprised Del. Lacey Putney as the longest-serving member in its history with an unannounced appearance by his long-ago fraternity brother, former U.S. Sen. John Warner.
A Democratic legislator is proposing a nearly fourfold increase in the state's cigarette tax, a measure that the General Assembly's dominant Republicans have labeled as dead at birth.
A proposed "personhood" bill in Virginia's General Assembly could spark debate that may leak over to the Presidential campaign.
A report to the General Assembly has found that Virginia ranks last in the nation when it comes to asking relatives to become foster parents.
Virginia Senate Republicans ruled out power sharing with Democrats on Wednesday with Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling casting the vote that broke a partisan 20-20 tie, then used Bolling's position to take control of the Senate.
Democrats will let Republicans draw first blood in an opening-day General Assembly showdown over whether an evenly split Senate will share power or the GOP will assert a majority.
The so-called "Kings Dominion law," which requires some school districts across Virginia not to open until after Labor Day, could be gone soon.