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House Roll Call on HB2313 (Howell, WJ)

Votes Tuesday by which the House of Delegates passed HB2313, the transportation funding reform bill, on a vote of 53-46 with one delegate not voting. Delegates are listed alphabetically according to their party and their vote. A yes vote is for final passage.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 12:16am EST

Tags: transportation funding, Virginia General Assembly, Roll Call

Schools would be graded like kids on A-to-F scale

The House of Delegates has passed legislation that would assign letter grades to public schools in Virginia just as teachers grade students from A to F.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 06:57am EST

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Va. Senate committee blocks use of drones for 2 years

A Senate committee has backed a two-year moratorium on the use of drones by police and government agencies.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 06:47am EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, drones

Budgets: Pay boost, school security, highway funds

State workers, public educators and Virginia's disabled are big winners in House and Senate budgets advanced Sunday by the budget-writing committees of Virginia's General Assembly.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 02:15pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, budget

Gun show loophole bill back before Va. Senate panel

Legislation to close the so-called "gun show loophole" is back before a Virginia Senate committee.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 02:08pm EST

Tags: Bob Marshall, Virginia General Assembly, Bob McDonnell, guns

Senate panel advances governor's transportation bill

The full Virginia Senate is expected to debate and amend a bill that would eliminate the state's gas tax and increase the sales tax. A committee approved the governor's transportation bill Thursday but even Republicans say the bill needs changes before it could advance further.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 07:33pm EST

Tags: gas tax, transportation funding, Virginia General Assembly, Dick Saslaw, Janet Howell, Jill Vogel

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A Va. voter photo ID bill dies, another survives

A Senate committee advanced one bill Tuesday that would force Virginia voters to take photo identification to the polls, while a House panel effectively killed a similar measure.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 02:28am EST

Tags: Patrick Moran, Voter ID, Dick Black, Virginia General Assembly

Embattled UVa rector wins reappointment

The General Assembly approved a new four-year term of Helen Dragas to the university's Board of Visitors.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 05:32pm EST

Tags: Virginia Senate, Virginia General Assembly, Helen Dragas

Va. lawmaker: Study alternate currency for state

Bob Marshall, a Republican, says the commonwealth of Virginia needs to be ready if the U.S. dollar collapses.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 10:17am EST

Tags: Bob Marshall, Virginia General Assembly, Dave Matthews Band

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