Virginia Assembly

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8 hours ago

Toscano Makes Plea To Lawmakers

Delegate David Toscano (D- Charlottesville) wants more socially conservative lawmakers to withdraw their proposals to limit gay and lesbian rights.

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8 hours ago

Forbes Seeks New Term

Eight-term Congressman Randy Forbes is seeking another term this year, and his upcoming campaign will be in a different district.

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10 hours ago

Bloomberg Ad Rips Into Governor

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a former political ally of Terry McAuliffe, blasted the Governor in a Richmond Times-Dispatch ad.

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3 days ago

GOP Chooses Convention To Pick Nominee

5th District Republican leaders will hold a May 14th convention to select a nominee for Congress.

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3 days ago

Boards Take Heat For Recent Decision

Earlysville resident Gary Grant has scolded the Albemarle Supervisors for deciding their committee assignments in a January 6th closed session.

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5 days ago

Senate Approves Weapons-Related Bill

The State Senate voted 27-13 on Thursday for legislation that honors concealed weapons permits from 25 of Virginia's sister states.

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5 days ago

State Tosses Out GOP Pledge Form

The State Board of Elections has voted to scrap the statement of affiliation that Virginia Republicans once wanted for the March 1st presidential primary.

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6 days ago

House Okays Bill Involving Guns

The House of Delegates has approved legislation that lets anyone who's at least 21 and covered by a protective order to carry a concealed handgun without a permit.

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6 days ago

Deeds Backs Proposed Gun Deal

State Senator Creigh Deeds supports a compromise package of bills dealing with guns.

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1 week ago

Chief Justice Rejects Boundary Delay

The U.S. Supreme Court has shot down a request to delay new boundaries for some Virginia congressional districts.

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1 week ago

Northam Breaks Tie Dooming Gun Bill

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam has broken a tie and helped to defeat a proposal dealing with concealed weapons permits.

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1 week ago

GOP Primary Voters Won’t Face Oath

Republicans who vote in the March 1st GOP presidential primary won't have to sign a statement of affiliation.

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1 week ago

Bernie Backers Rally In Charlottesville

Local supporters of Bernie Sanders rallied Saturday in downtown Charlottesville.

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2 weeks ago

McAuliffe, Gun-Safety Advocates Sound Off

Governor McAuliffe and gun-safety advocates sound off on a proposed compromise.

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2 weeks ago

Albemarle Kids Get Day Off March 1st

Albemarle school students will have a holiday on March 1st, the day of the Virginia Primary.

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2 weeks ago

Home Schooling Bills Advance

Legislation that's popular with home schooling parents has advanced in the General Assembly.

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2 weeks ago

No Action On Va. Supreme Court Vacancy

A long-running debate over a seat on the Virginia Supreme Court has not been resolved.

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2 weeks ago

New Threshold Amount For Larcenies

The State Senate has approved legislation that raises the threshold amount for a felony larceny conviction from $200 to $500.

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2 weeks ago

Lawmakers Honor Ex-Speaker Tom Moss

State Senator Creigh Deeds and his colleagues paid tribute Thursday to the late Tom Moss, who was a past Speaker of the House.

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2 weeks ago

Bell Gets GOP Rival For 2017 Office

A Richmond area lawyer will challenge Delegate Rob Bell (R- Albemarle) for the Republican nomination for Attorney General in 2017.

Latest Stories

5 hours ago in Sports

NFL bars violent offenders from rookie scouting combine

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The National Football League has decided individuals who have convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapon offenses will no longer be allowed to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.

5 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Sanders Opens Local Campaign Office

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. listens to testimony. Over two hundred member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars attended a joint meeting of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Lauren Victoria Burke/WDCPIX.COM)

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will open a new Charlottesville area campaign office Wednesday evening.

6 hours ago in Viral Videos

Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

8 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

UVA Health System Wins Dabney Award

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The UVA Health System is the winner of this year's Dabney Award from the Chamber of Commerce.

8 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Kaine Says Zika Can Be Contained

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U.S. Senator Tim Kaine says the nation's doctors, nurses, and hospitals can meet the challenge posed by the Zika virus.