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Virginia lawmakers, Gov. McAuliffe agree on cuts

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and state lawmakers are announcing cuts to state agencies, universities, and local governments to help fill a projected budget gap and preserve Virginia's AAA bond rating.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:26am EDT

Tags: virginia legislation, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Virginia General Assembly, budget

Va. lawmakers seek to build nursing homes for vets

House Republicans want to use money that had been slated to build a new office building for General Assembly members to build two new nursing homes that would serve the state's veterans.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 12:31pm EDT

Tags: veterans, Virginia General Assembly, Capitol Square

Va. delegate wants drivers to use hands-free devices

Similar laws are on the books in D.C. and Virginia.

Saturday - 07/12/2014, 02:36pm EDT

Tags: texting, Rich Anderson, Virginia General Assembly, Jamie Forzato

Longest serving VA lawmaker is retiring -- for real

State Sen. Charles J. Colgan said he was going to retire several times before, but this time he is finally calling it quits.

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 03:35am EDT

Tags: Charles J. Colgan, Virginia General Assembly


Va. budget shortfall grows; deal in the works

House and Senate budget negotiators generally agree on how to plug Virginia's growing budget gap and will have a budget ready for lawmakers to consider Thursday.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Virginia budget, budget shortfall

McAuliffe holds firm on Medicaid expansion, budget impasse continues

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe showed no signs of backing down from his position that the state should expand Medicaid during an appearance on WTOP's "Ask the Governor" show Wednesday.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Tags: Ask the Governor, Terry McAuliffe, Medicaid expansion, Virginia budget, Virginia General Assembly, Amanda Iacone, abortion

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