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.
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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.
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.