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Democrats Criticize Cuccinelli for Not Resigning As AG

Posted: 02/09/2013 - Democrats continue to criticize Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican nominee for governor, for not resigning from his job as attorney general. Nearly every past attorney general has done after deciding to run for governor.

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House Speaker Voids Senate GOP Remap Amendment

Posted: 02/06/2013 - (AP) House Speaker Bill Howell has derailed a surprise power play by Senate Republicans to redraw Virginia's 40 Senate districts to their advantage.

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Va. Budgets: Pay Hike, School Security, Road Funds

Posted: 02/03/2013 - State workers, public educators and Virginia's disabled are big winners in House and Senate budgets advanced by the budget-writing committees of Virginia's General Assembly.

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'Tebow Bill' Dead in Va. Senate, Alive in House

Updated: 01/31/2013 - (AP) A measure to allow home-schooled students to play public school sports has died in the Virginia Senate, but a version remains alive in the House.

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Hurt Talks Immigration, Gun Control in Albemarle Visit

Updated: 01/30/2013 - U.S. Rep. Robert Hurt spent some time meeting with constituents Wednesday in his Albemarle County office. The Fifth District Republican talked to constituents about a variety of topics, including immigration reform and gun control.

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Va. Governor Supports Ending Cohabitation Ban

Posted: 01/29/2013 - (AP) Gov McDonnell says it's time to end a Virginia law that makes it a crime for unmarried couples to live together. He also supports a ban of smoking in cars when minors are present.

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Norris Not Running for Re-election to City Council

Updated: 01/29/2013 - A shakeup is in store for Charlottesville City Council in the upcoming election, as councilor and former mayor Dave Norris announced he will not seek a third term.

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Local Democrats Oppose Changing Va. Electoral Vote System

Updated: 01/28/2013 - Some Virginia Republican lawmakers are trying to change the state's winner-takes-all method of apportioning presidential electoral votes. The decision is being met with opposition from both sides of the political aisle.

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Court: Obama Appointments Are Unconstitutional

Updated: 05/16/2013 - (AP) A federal appeals court has ruled that President Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies on a labor relations panel.

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Dragas' Reappointment Approved by Senate Committee

Updated: 01/16/2013 - University of Virginia rector Helen Dragas has overcome a major hurdle in her reappointment process to the Board of Visitors after a key vote by a handful of state senators.

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Va. House Panel Rejects Felons' Rights Bill

Updated: 01/14/2013 - One of Gov. McDonnell is fighting for non-violent felons to have their right to vote automatically restored after they finish their sentence. Monday, a Republican dominated Virginia House Committee killed the bill during it's early stages.

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