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With GOP split, Dems hold cards on roads bill fate

With Virginia Republicans split over a transportation funding compromise, Democrats may be the deciding factor in whether the first major reforms to Virginia's highway financing system in 27 years hits the governor's desk.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 07:51pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, transportation funding, Medicaid

Parental rights legislation wins final approval

Legislation declaring that parents have a fundamental right to direct the upbringing, education and care of their children has won final General Assembly approval.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 03:53pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, parental rights bill

Va. legislature sends texting bill to governor

Virginia would match D.C. and Maryland's texting while driving bans and has sent a bill cracking down on the practice to the governor.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 02:40pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, texting and driving, distracted driving

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