The Governor’s independent redistricting panel met yesterday to get its first look at possible configurations for redrawing Virginia’s Congressional and state lrgos;ative districts.
Articles by Craig Carper
Democratic Senator Mark Warner and Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia were in Richmond yesterday to talk about the bipartisan plan they are working on to reduce the federal deficit.
Several bills are heading to Governor McDonnell’s desk that aim to crack down on human trafficking.
The General Assembly has approved a measure that would dramatically tighten regulations on abortion clinics in Virginia, and budget negotiators say despite the lack of a current compromise, they remain optimistic they can adjourn on time on Saturday. Craig Carper reports.
The General Assembly unanimously approved amendments to the state’s two-year budget and adjourned after going into one day of overtime. Craig Carper reports.
The House and Senate are at odds over Governor McDonnell’s proposal to eliminate funding for public broadcasting, and lawmakers went to the basketball court last night to raise money for the Massey Cancer Center. Craig Carper reports.
The House of Delegates has passed a measure that would petition the U.S. Congress to call a Constitutional Convention for the purpose of mandating a balanced budget policy for the federal government ... and state budget conferees are inching closer to a cohesive spending plan to present to the legislature.
The House and Senate have voted to expand the controversial practice of car title lending in Virginia to include vehicles registered outside of the Commonwealth ... and House and Senate Budget Conferees say there is little progress in talks to develop a cohesive state spending plan.
A State Senate committee has killed a bill that would mandate that school’s provide spending reports to the General Assembly ... and another that would take the Human Papylomavirus vaccine out of public schools.
The General Assembly's two bodies are trying to settle their differences over amendments to the state’s two-year budget ... while Democrats gathered over the weekend amidst speculation over their 2012 U. S. Senate candidate.