Posted: 02/20/2014 - The Virginia House and Senate are split on whether to accept federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to as much as 400,000 low-income residents.
Posted: 02/16/2014 - The Virginia House and Senate continue to disagree on whether to accept federal funding to expanding health insurance coverage to lower income Virginians.
Posted: 02/14/2014 - A federal judge struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, deeming it unconstitutional. Leaders in the Commonwealth are now weighing-in on that decision.
Posted: 02/13/2014 - The Virginia Senate voted 37-1 Thursday to repeal a $64 annual fee on hybrids. The repeal bill has already passed the House of Delegates and Gov. McAuliffe has indicated he will sign it into law.
Posted: 02/12/2014 - Must-pass legislation to allow the government to borrow money to pay its bills has cleared Congress for President Obama's signature. The Senate approved the measure by a near party-line 55-43 vote.
Updated: 02/11/2014 - The Virginia Senate voted Tuesday 20-20, with Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam casting the deciding vote, to repeal a law mandating that women seeking abortions undergo ultrasounds.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - Authorities could detain a mentally ill individual for up to 24 hours in emergency custody under a bill approved by the Virginia Senate.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has plenty of allies in his efforts to expand Medicaid eligibility in Virginia, including the state's hospitals, insurance companies, several business organizations, liberal advocacy groups, and even some Republican state senators.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Business owner Robert Bloxom Jr. is the Republican Party's nominee to fill a vacant seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Posted: 02/06/2014 - Democrats in the Virginia Senate are trying to undo some of the anti-abortion laws previously passed into law when Republicans controlled the General Assembly.
Updated: 02/01/2014 - Four men will vie for the Republican Party's nomination to challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Warner in November's election. The party reports four men have filed the paperwork before Saturday's 5 p.m. deadline to compete in the primary.
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.
Posted: 01/29/2014 - Governor Terry McAuliffe is asking members of Virginia's business community for help convincing Republican lawmakers to expand eligibility for Medicaid.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - The Governor's Task Force on Improving Mental Health Services and Crisis Response voted to support a 72-hour limit on temporary detention orders