Another round of laws seeking to crack down on human trafficking are expected to sail through the General Assembly this year. Craig Carper reports.
The House and Senate have both passed adjustments to Governor McDonnell’s 2013 Education reform agenda, as well as changes to how the state administers the Standards of Learning tests. Craig Carper reports.
A bill that would eliminate the current requirement that dog’s who injure chickens be killed has unanimously passed a House subcommittee. Craig Carper reports.
House of Delegates Republicans have introduced a bill to create a dedicated funding stream for sexual and domestic violence agencies. Craig Carper reports.
A bill that would give judges the option of requiring motor vehicle crash prevention courses for older drivers was killed on a 19 to 19 vote in the Senate yesterday, with Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam breaking the tie to defeat it. Craig Carper reports.
Following the swearing in of new Sen. Lynwood Lewis yesterday, Democrats seized control of the evenly divided state Senate with the tie-breaking vote of new Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam. Craig Carper reports.