The General Assembly has sent a bill to the Governor that would require schools to notify parents if subject material contains sexually explicit content.
Jane Roush fails to be confirmed to stay on Supreme Court after a vote in the House of Delegates.
A bill would seek a definition of what constitutes sexually explicit material in school texts, and would establish a proceedure to notify parents when such material will be used.
Jeff Schapiro from the Richmond Times-Dispatch joins WCVE's Craig Carper to look a the results of the Super Tuesday primaries.
Governor McAuliffe has vetoed the so-called "Tebow Bill," which would allow home-schooled children to play sports on public school teams, and the Assembly considers revising the penalties for brandishing a weapon.
The General Assembly has advanced legislation to close a school bus safety loophole uncovered by Attorney General Mark Herring.
The AG said the old law created some pretty obvious enforcement problems for localities. Herring said, that meant police had to issue tickets in person.
This legislation will change that.
Virginians will cast their ballots this Super-Tuesday (3/1). Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both enjoy big leads here.
All the candidates have made appearances the state over the past week. Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders rallies were well attended, though Rubio lacks support among the growing anti-establishment movement in the GOP and Sanders has yet to build the same kind of enthusiasm among African-Americans that the Clintons have maintained for years.
The General Assembly debates a bill that would allow for production of an oil derived from marijuana for medical purposes.
A House committee has killed a bill that would keep the identities of police officers secret from the news and public media.
A Virginia legislative panel has killed a bill that would have allowed the government to keep the names of police officers secret from the news media and the public.
It had passed the Senate 25-15, but a House subcommittee voted to kill it yesterday after spirited testimony.
The bill by Republican Senator John Cosgrove of Chesapeake had generated national attention, because it would have made Virginia the first state to pass such a law.