Two bills creating protections for pets and their owners passed the General Assembly on Thursday with some fanfare. Craig Carper reports.
Virginia's Attorney General has officially joined a lawsuit challenging the state's 2006 ban on gay marriage. Charles Fishburne reports.
A newly-released Wasson Poll shows McDonnell's approval rating drops after his corruption indictment, and gives a snapshot of the 2014 race for the US Senate. Charles Fishburne reports.
A new poll shows Democratic Senator Mark Warner's approval rating is high among Virginia voters...but less so, when asked if they would re-elect him. Charles Fishburne reports
State Senator Creigh Deeds’ multi-part mental health reform bill has advanced to the full Senate Education and Health committee, despite concerns that it puts a heavy burden on law enforcement agencies in rural localities. Craig Carper reports.
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife have been indicted by a federal grand jury on corruption allegations.
Ex-governor Bob McDonnell’s indictment is putting greater pressure on lawmakers to pass a comprehensive ethics reform package, though many legislators have different ideas as to what that bill should look like. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Terry McAuliffe has submitted a budget amendment asking House and Senate committees for the authority to expand Virginia’s Medicaid program, should the commission charged with reforming the state program fail to do so.
It’s day thirteen of the General Assembly’s 60-Day Session and many notable bills are now dead. Craig Carper reports.
Analyst Jeff Schapiro discusses Governor McAuliffe’s firm stance on Medicaid Expansion in his recent address to General Assembly lawmakers. Republican Party strategist Ed Gillespie announced on Thursday that he’s running for the Senate, taking on Mark R. Warner.