Senate committee on Thursday killed a bill backed by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley to implement offshore wind energy in the state.
Lawmakers lifted the lid on Virginia's medical malpractice cap Wednesday night, allowing it to rise by $50,000 annually until it reaches $3 million in 2032.
The General Assembly is in the stretch run of its legislative session and will consider several key bills Thursday, as just five days remain before the session ends.
House Democrats made an unexpected, 11th-hour move Tuesday to block a bill that would allow prisoners serving life sentences to be paroled without the governor's approval.
Maryland legislators reached a compromise Monday on changes to the state pension system, resolving one of the key undecided issues remaining in the state's fiscal 2012 budget.
Alexandria businesses would pay commercial property taxes for the first time if a 2012 budget before the City Council is approved next month.
Gov. Bob McDonnell dodged potential charges of hypocrisy when he vetoed a bill broadly approved by the General Assembly that would have raised Virginia's cap on medical-malpractice awards.
Delegate Robert G. Marshall won't likely forget that his Prince William district experienced the largest population surge of any when he looks at the redistricting map drawn by House Republicans.
Virginia lawmakers began a partisan legislative version of "Survivor" on Tuesday with redistricting plans that leave four Republican senators fighting for two seats, and leave three House Democrats homeless.