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2 days ago

Supreme Court Hears McDonnell Appeal

The eight U.S. Supreme Court justices heard an appeal Wednesday from former Governor Bob McDonnell.

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2 days ago

Tug Of War Over Restoring Rights

Governor McAuliffe and General Assembly Republicans don't see eye-to-eye over McAuliffe's executive order dealing with a restoration of rights.

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4 days ago

Governor Defends Executive Order

Governor McAuliffe tells a nationwide audience about his executive order that restores rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons.

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5 days ago

Justices Will Hear McDonnell Appeal

The nation's highest court will hear the appeal of former Governor Bob McDonnell on Wednesday.

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6 days ago

McAuliffe Will Let More Felons Vote

Governor McAuliffe has issued an executive order that allows more of Virginia's convicted felons to vote.

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1 week ago

All 32 McAuliffe Vetoes Upheld

The Republican-controlled General Assembly has failed to override any of the vetoes from Governor McAuliffe.

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1 week ago

Long Jefferson Muzzle List This Year

There's a long list of Jefferson Muzzle winners this spring.

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1 week ago

General Assembly Reconvenes

Members of the General Assembly return to Richmond Wednesday to react to recent vetoes and Governor McAuliffe's proposed amendments to legislation.

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1 week ago

Court Overturns Transgender Lawsuit

A federal appeals court in Richmond has sided with transgender Gloucester County High School student Gavin Grimm.

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1 week ago

Area Residents Sound Off About Statues

Many Virginians shared their views Monday night on the Lee and Jackson statues in Charlottesville.

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2 weeks ago

Veto Override Session Happens Wednesday

One of the bills that Governor McAuliffe recently vetoed was aimed at de-funding Planned Parenthood, an organization that attracts occasional demonstrations.

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2 weeks ago

McAuliffe Signs Bill At Tom Tom Festival

Governor McAuliffe has a bill-signing ceremony at the Tom Tom Festival.

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2 weeks ago

Governor Signs Sexual Assault Bills

Governor McAuliffe has signed bills that establish procedures for handling evidence kits in sexual assault and rape cases.

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2 weeks ago

Voters Will Elect State Senator In November

Governor McAuliffe has set a special election for November 8th, when voters will choose a replacement for the late State Senator John Miller.

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2 weeks ago

No Charges Against Andy Parker

Andy Parker, the father of a reporter who was murdered last August, won't be charged with any crime after a post appeared on a website.

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2 weeks ago

Smaller Tuition Increase At UVA

The tuition increase at UVA will not be as high as originally approved for in-state students.

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2 weeks ago

Supervisors Approve 2 Cents Tax Hike

The Albemarle Supervisors voted 5-1 Wednesday for a new real estate tax rate of 83.9 cents for every $100 of assessed value.

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2 weeks ago

State Revenue Up In March

State officials applaud higher sales tax collections and improved payroll withholding during March.

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2 weeks ago

McAuliffe Sets Veto Record

Governor McAuliffe has vetoed more bills this year than any other Chief Executive in the past 18 years,

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3 weeks ago

Governor Wants Execution Bill Changed

Governor McAuliffe wants to change a bill dealing with execution methods.

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