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The Virginia Senate sent a dead-on-arrival two-year budget to the House of Delegates on Tuesday with a provision to effectively expand Medicaid coverage in Virginia, even as a new poll shows Democrats might not have the groundswell of support on the issue that they're claiming.
Lawmakers approved new gift limits and disclosure policies for public officials Monday in what they said is an effort to restore public confidence following a gift scandal that resulted in federal corruption charges being filed against former Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Virginia's Republican House speaker on Wednesday ruled against a measure muscled through by Senate Republicans to redraw all 40 state Senate districts, defusing a partisan dispute that had threatened to stymie progress on major legislation.
Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation-funding package won a Senate committee’s endorsement Thursday despite the reservations of some of his fellow Republicans and outright opposition from Democrats.
Democratic leaders in the Virginia Senate on Tuesday once again urged Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell to call a special session to discuss how the state will address the federal health care overhaul.
Democratic leaders in the Virginia Senate on Tuesday again urged Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell to call a special session to discuss how the state will address the federal health care overhaul.
Local leaders appear at odds on how to proceed with implementing health insurance exchanges as part of President Obama's health care overhaul. A deadline looms next week for officials to send outlines of their proposals to the federal government.
Gov. Bob McDonnell met privately Tuesday with Charles J. Colgan, the longtime Democratic senator who had the power to break a 38-day impasse over the state's two-year $85 billion budget. He had a simple question. What do you want from me? Mr. McDonnell asked.
The Virginia Senate, with little warning and no debate, abruptly reversed course and approved a two-year, $85 billion budget bill Wednesday afternoon by a 21-19 vote — a day after Democrats in the chamber blocked one for the third time this year.