Virginia Assembly » Page 2

Bell Rob Serious

Bell Wants More Review Of 29 North Projects

Albemarle Delegate Rob Bell authored a budget amendment that could affect Route 29 corridor projects.

Charlottesville Seal

Councilors Approve Grants To Benefit Homeless

City councilors approve grants that benefit the homeless and encourage affordable housing.

D

Coalition Still Mad About Registrar Office Events

City Democrats, Republicans and Tea Partiers are still upset about problems in the Registrar's Office

Herring Mark 90912 CC

Herring Promotes Legislation Addressing Heroin Use

Attorney General Mark Herring promotes bills that are designed to reduce heroin use.

McDonnell Maureen and Bob 91512 CC

Recommended Sentence For Maureen McDonnell

A federal agency has a recommendation for a prison sentence for Maureen McDonnell.

Chamber of Commerce Building 1

Bill To Amend Personal Property Tax Procedure

The Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to amend a procedure dealing with the personal property tax.

UVA Student Protesters Carrs Hill 100613

Bill On Tuition Rates Derailed

Legislation prohibiting in-state tuition rates for undocumented students gets derailed in Richmond.

Police car lights (from clipart)

Lawmaker Wants Higher Threshold For Reckless Driving

Delegate Jeff Campbell (R- Saltville) wants Virginia to raise the threshold for reckless driving.

Greene County Sheriff's Department patch

Smith Seeks New Term As Greene Sheriff

Incumbent Greene County Sheriff Steve Smith is seeking a new term.

D

Dominion Shrinks List of Landowners Being Sued

Dominion has shortened its list of landowners who are facing legal action.

D

Governor Recuperates From Recent Accident

Governor McAuliffe had an overnight hospital stay following rib-breaking injury in Africa.

Cox Kirk

House Panel Endorses Proposed Cap On Athletic Fees

Legislation that would cap increases in athletic fees has advanced in Richmond.

ElephantDonkeySymbols121607

Democrats, Republicans Offer Dueling Agendas For 2015

The Democratic and Republican caucuses in the General Assembly showcase competing agendas.

D

Summer School Tuition Will Cost More At JMU

James Madison University will charge more to attend its summer school.

McAuliffe Terry 1 16 2013 PIER TOOK

Governor McAuliffe In Hospital For Horse Riding Injury

Governor McAuliffe is in VCU Hospital after a horse riding accident earlier.

CityHallies

Call For City To Drop Lee-Jackson Day

A resident of the Rose Hill neighborhood urges City Councilors to drop Lee-Jackson Day.

McAuliffe Terry 032914 CC

McAuliffe Revamps Virginia Board Of Elections

Governor McAuliffe has decided to make big personnel changes on the State Board of Elections

Lucas Louise 122908

Veteran Lawmaker Still Wants Casino Gambling

State Senator Louise Lucas (D- Portsmouth) will make another attempt to get casino gambling in Virginia.

BlountCAtkinsRWadeJLauferA 021313 CC

School Boards Unhappy With State Funding Level

Area school boards are letting the General Assembly know they are tired of dwindling allocations.

UVA Lawn (RG)

UVA Paying For Reviews Of Rolling Stone Response

The University of Virginia will pay for reviews of its response to the mid-November furor over a Rolling Stone article.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 29

Fresh
oprah

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Pleas For Additional DNA In The State’s Criminal Data Bank

HardingSheriffChip010908

Several people went before the Senate Courts and Justice Committee and the House Criminal Law Sub-committee on Wednesday to testify…

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Bomb Threat Evacuates Monticello High

MonticelloHigh

Students were bused to Cale Elementary as police investigated.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, Virginia Assembly

Pot Bill Goes Up In Smoke

Marijuana Sample Picture

Bill would've made the maximum penalty for marijuana possession a $100 fine.

in Entertainment

Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

tarynmanning

Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.