A small group of legislators will return to Capitol Square today to inch the frozen budget process forward, but there is likely still a lot of work ahead before the House of Delegates and Virginia Senate can pass a spending plan.
Articles by Craig Carper
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows President Obama leading all would-be Republican challengers in Virginia, regardless of the presence of Governor Bob McDonnell on the ticket.
Virginia congressman and U.S.House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is introducing a bill that will cut taxes for small businesses with fewer than 500 workers by 20 percent.
Virginia's unemployment rate is down to 5.8 percent, the lowest since 2009. Democrats and Republicans disagree about who deserves the credit.
Virginia's legislature completed its 60-day session Saturday night with an agreement on a reform plan for the Virginia Retirement System but without a state budget.
The state Senate has sent back to committee for the year a bill that would extend teachers' probation periods and end the automatic renewal of established teachers' and principals' continuing contracts.
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.
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.