Jeff Schapiro analyzes shift of power in state Senate, the McDonnell ethics proceedings, and 2014 elections.
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.
The House of Delegates Republican leadership has called for a comprehensive operational and financial audit of the state’s Medicaid system. Craig Carper reports.
A group of lawmakers and parents of child victims of violent crime are presenting several bills this session to protect children and provide faster response times to reported cases of abuse, kidnapping or assault. Craig Carper reports.
Republicans are angry with Attorney General Mark Herring’s decision not to defend challenges to Virginia ‘s ban on gay marriage. Craig Carper reports.
WCVE News analyst Jeff Schapiro reviews an historic week in Virginia politics.