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Bill to tax Va online sales unanimously endorsed

A bill to force online retailers such as Amazon to collect the same sales taxes that mall discount stores and corner bookstores must assess from their customers won unanimous support Tuesday from the Senate Finance Committee.

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 08:18pm EST

Tags: Download Tax, Virginia

Va. ballot suit dies after last plaintiff dismissed

The lawsuit by four Republican presidential candidates challenging Virginia's ballot access law is now dead.

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 06:43am EST

Tags: Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, ballot access law, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Pat Millins, Rick Perry, mitt romney, Ron Paul, John Gibney, absentee ballots, Virginia State Board of Elections, ACLU

Virginia moves to clamp down on human trafficking

A series of bills in Virginia's General Assembly would stiffen the penalties for human trafficking and better educate people who work with children to spot potential victims.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 03:57am EST

Tags: Virginia, General Assembly, Human trafficking, Bills, Adam Ebbin, Hank Silverberg

Proposed Va. bill would allow professors to carry guns

With the goal of preventing the next Virginia Tech massacre, a delegate in Virginia is proposing full-time college professors be allowed to carry guns on campus.

Monday - 01/30/2012, 07:12pm EST

Tags: gun, concealed carry, bill, Delegate Bob Marshall, Virginia, Virginia Tech

Foreclosures continue to flood local housing market

Foreclosures may not own the housing market, but they do continue to flood it.

Thursday - 01/26/2012, 04:53am EST

Tags: foreclosure, Maryland, Virginia, Realty Trac, housing market, darci marchese, real estate

20-cent bag fee proposed in Virginia

Would you give up plastic supermarket bags to save 20 cents? The latest bag fee proposal in Virginia is sparking debate.

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 09:10am EST

Tags: bag tax, Virginia, 20 cents, scott surovell, Joe Morrissey, Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, grocery shopping

Petition circulating to allow write-ins in Va. primary

An online petition drive has been launched to change Virginia's election laws so that more candidates can get on the March 6 primary ballot.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 05:33pm EST

Tags: online petition, drive, GOP hopefuls, Virginia, tea party, primary, ballot, Perry, gingrich, Paul, romney

Reports: Boy, 5, evaluated after stabbing 3

Police in Virginia are evaluating a 5-year old boy who allegedly stabbed three people with an "edged object."

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 03:59pm EST

Tags: Ruckersville, Virginia, boy, 5, stabbing

No. 25 North Carolina women beat Virginia in 2OT

Chay Shegog had 23 points and 11 rebounds to lift No. 25 North Carolina to a 78-73 victory over Virginia in double-overtime Thursday night.

Friday - 01/06/2012, 09:21am EST

Tags: Virginia

Va. residents get chance to chime in on spending $85B

How would you spend $85 billion? Here's your chance to put in your two cents.

Friday - 01/06/2012, 04:56am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Virginia, lawmakers, Fairfax County, budget, hearings

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