Senate Democrats have sent a list of demands to Gov. McDonnell that they say must be met in order to end the ongoing budget standoff in the Virginia legislature.
Articles by Craig Carper
Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones has proposed a $780 million budget for the city.
The Senate rejected a bill to raise the salaries of legislators when other state workers receive pay increases.
Virginia’s elected leaders are reacting after 30 women and men were arrested on the steps of the Capitol Saturday while protesting for abortion rights.
This week, the state Senate will consider a second budget proposal from the House of Delegates, which may be the last opportunity for the General Assembly to pass a spending plan before its scheduled adjournment.
The so-called Tebow bill, which would allow home school children to participate in public high school athletic activities has been killed by the Senate Education and Health committee. Craig Carper reports.
The Senate Education and Health Committee has killed the repeal of the so-called King’s Dominion law, which would allow public schools to open before Labor Day. Craig Carper reports.
Senate Democrats have voted to kill the House of Delegates budget, leaving no active spending plans before the General Assembly. Craig Carper reports.
The Virginia Senate has passed an amended bill 21-19 that would require women seeking abortions to undergo a trans-abdominal ultrasound.
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has signed into law the repeal of the state’s longstanding One-Gun-A-Month Law. Craig Carper has reaction from the former Governor who put the law in place.