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McDonnell Defense Fund Raised $11k Last Year

Posted: 01/30/2014 - New filings with the IRS show that the legal defense fund set up for former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell raised more than $11,000 last year.

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Albemarle Wants Funding Back From Annexation Deal

Updated: 01/29/2014 - The controversial revenue sharing agreement between Albemarle County and Charlottesville is up for debate again. Albemarle Delegate Rob Bell has introduced an amendment that would change the terms of the agreement.

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Law Enforcement Raise Concerns over Deeds' Health Reform Proposals

Updated: 01/27/2014 - State Sen. Creigh Deeds is continuing his push for mental health reforms in the General Assembly one day after taking the issue on the national stage. But there are some concerns with his proposals to improve care for patients.

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Va. GOP Call for Medicaid Audit

Updated: 01/27/2014 - Republican lawmakers in Virginia are proposing a new audit of the state's Medicaid program, which Governor Terry McAuliffe wants to expand.

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Sen. Kaine 'Depressed' upon Learning of McDonnell's Indictments

Updated: 01/22/2014 - Sen. Tim Kaine talked to students at the University of Virginia Wednesday about a bipartisan bill he's introduced in Congress, but he also gave reaction to the federal charges that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are facing.

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Rally in Richmond to Legalize Marijuana

Updated: 01/21/2014 - About a hundred people rallied in Richmond on Monday, calling for the decriminalization of marijuana for medicinal and recreational use. There are no bills proposed in the General Assembly to change current law.

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Gov. McAuliffe Announces Proposed Budget Amendments

Updated: 01/20/2014 - Governor Terry McAuliffe is announcing several proposed amendments to the state budget. The amendments are aimed at enhancing education, public safety and encouraging action on health care.

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Sen. Deeds Proposes Changes to Va. Mental Health Law

Updated: 01/17/2014 - Senator Deeds is sponsoring a bill to create an online, real-time bed registry and one that would increase the amount of time the state can take emergency custody of mental health patients.

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Former RNC Chief Launches Va. Senate Run

Posted: 01/16/2014 - Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie has formally launched his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat representing Virginia.

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Va. Senate Committee Repeals Tax on Hybrid Vehicles

Updated: 01/15/2014 - The Senate Committee on Finance passed a bill that would get rid of the $64 annual tax on hybrid vehicles in Virginia. The bill now goes to the full Senate for consideration.

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Va. Congressman Moran Retiring

Updated: 01/15/2014 - Veteran Democratic Representative Jim Moran is retiring from Congress. He was first elected in 1990, and has been a strong supporter of federal civilian employees.

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Democratic Lawmakers Push for Gun Control in Va.

Updated: 01/15/2014 - Some Virginia lawmakers propose requiring background checks for all commercial gun purchases and a ban on gun ownership for 5 years for individuals convicted of stalking or violent sex crimes.

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