Legislators are getting into the detailed work of addressing the state’s two-year budget amid a shortfall.
Articles by Saraya Wintersmith
Several bills failed to advance through the General Assembly.
The Republican led House General Laws subcommittee has killed a bill that would require individuals to use the restroom that corresponds to their sex at birth.
A number of bills relating to gun legislation were also killed in a House Public Safety subcommittee.
A resolution passed the House that would encourage a day of mourning for lives lost to abortion, and the Broadband Bill comes under fire.
A new crew of legislators from both chambers and both parties is seeking to address higher education and finance.
And in a flip from recent routine, the Virginia Conference of the NAACP is throwing its support behind at least six Republican-sponsored bills this session.
Hundreds of people rallied at Virginia's state capitol on behalf of their advocacy groups Monday (1/16). They took the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday to demonstrate their support and opposition to certain bills.
Hundreds of gun control advocates denounced violence and commemorated lives lost.
Richmond Police Sergeant Carol Adams called on attendees to help reduce gun violence by vocally supporting gun laws.
Virginia’s Capitol Square grounds were overflowing with people Monday - advocacy groups supporting second amendment rights and those supporting second amendment laws each brought hundreds of people and candidates for state office staking their positions on guns.
This year, there are a number of measures aim at increasing clarity and openness among Virginia's lawmakers.
Prince William Delegate Bob Marshall has introduced a bill that would require people to use bathrooms and other facilities that match their biological gender.
Governor Terry McAuliffe has already vowed to veto the legislation if it arrives at his desk.
Governor Terry McAuliffe gave his State of the Commonwealth address on Wednesday (1/11) evening, focusing on his agenda for the 2017 session.