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Republicans want to reduce Va standardized testing

House Republicans and Gov. Terry McAuliffe want to reduce how many standardized tests Virginia's public school students take.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 04:12pm EST

Tags: Tag Greason, standardized tests,

McAuliffe announces Carnival cruise lines return

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that Carnival cruise lines intends to resume sailing from Norfolk.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 09:13pm EST

Tags: Carnival Cruise Lines, Norfolk, Va., Terry McAuliffe,

McAuliffe appeals for nonpartisan redistricting

After spending most of his career working for partisan causes, Virginia's new Democratic governor is calling for nonpartisan redistricting of legislative boundaries.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 09:11pm EST

Tags: redistricting, Terry McAuliffe,

Va Medicaid expansion holds final meeting of year

A Virginia legislative commission still appears a long way from deciding whether to recommend Medicaid expansion.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 05:58pm EST

Tags: Medicaid expansion,

House, Senate still at odds on Medicaid expansion

Members of a joint legislative commission looking at possible Medicaid expansion in Virginia are at "a bit of an impasse" over whether to recommend an expansion.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 08:25pm EST

Tags: Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion

Va. mental health admission law out of step with other states

The stabbing of Sen. Creigh Deeds and the death of his son Gus has shone a spotlight on the weaknesses in Virginia's mental health system, including that involuntary mental health evaluations can only last for less than a work day.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 05:24am EST

Tags: Creigh Deeds, mental health, Dick Black, Dick Uliano, Virginia Tech massacre,

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