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2 weeks ago

Moran Unveils Funding Request

Albemarle School Superintendent Pam Moran has proposed a $174 million funding request, including an average raise of 2% for county teachers.

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More Questions About Appomattox Deal

A member of the General Assembly is asking questions about a failed business deal in Appomattox County.

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2 weeks ago

Gun Groups Square Off In Richmond

Both sides of the gun control issue held rallies Monday at the State Capitol.

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Stalemate Continues Over Judgeship

A freshman senator has decided to support Jane Roush, who was nominated last summer for the Virginia Supreme Court.

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3 weeks ago

Toscano Honors Religious Freedom Statute

Delegate Davis Toscano (D-Charlottesville) has authored a resolution that salutes Virginia's Statute on Religious Freedom.

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Obenshain Promotes Charter Schools

A Shenandoah Valley lawmaker says Virginia should make it easier to create charter schools.

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3 weeks ago

New Legislation Defines Small Business

Legislation that defines a small business in Virginia clears the House of Delegates.

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City School Board Wants More $$$

The Charlottesville Schools hope to get more money from City Council.

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Judge Won’t Block Party Pledge

A federal judge has rejected a request from three African-American pastors who don't like a party affiliation pledge for an upcoming primary.

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3 weeks ago

Lawmaker Blasts Abortion Supporters

A member of the House of Delegates is challenging remarks by prominent supporters of abortion rights.

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3 weeks ago

Lawmakers Wrestle With Requirements

Members of the General Assembly are wrestling with how to deal with the free stuff they get.

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3 weeks ago

McAuliffe Speaks To General Assembly

Governor McAuliffe has delivered his annual State of the Commonwealth speech.

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Media Outlets Complain About New Rules

Media outlets are complaining after the State Senate adopted revised rules that relegate them to the upper balcony of the chamber.

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3 weeks ago

GOP Lawyers Make Plea To Roberts

Lawyers for Virginia Republicans want the nation's Chief Justice to block a congressional redistricting plan that's favored by some lower court judges.

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3 weeks ago

Cuccinelli Talks About His Future

Ken Cuccinelli is supporting Senator Ted Cruz for President, and will reveal if he's planning another campaign for Governor after the 2016 races are decided.

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Howell Begins New Term As Speaker

Bill Howell, a Republican from Stafford County, has begun a two-year term as Speaker of the House of Delegates.

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State Senate Has New Leaders

The State Senate has new faces in powerful roles.

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4 weeks ago

House Democrats List 2016 Priorities

House Democrats have listed some of their priorites for the 2016 General Assembly session.

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4 weeks ago

State Senator Proposes Option For Clerks

A state senator from Grayson County wants to make it legal for a clerk or deputy clerk to refuse to issue a marriage license.

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4 weeks ago

GOP Rivals For Hurt Seat Face Off

Three Republicans who want their party's nomination for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives brought their campaigns to a monthly breakfast for GOP activists.

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