Virginia weed, oil laws could become more relaxed

February 6, 2017

Virginia won’t be pulling a Colorado by decriminalizing marijuana this year. But the state might relax its penalties for possessing marijuana and its rules on who can use marijuana products for medical reasons. Legislators this Read More

Senate committee rejects two pro-choice bills

January 30, 2017

Five days earlier, half a million protesters showed up for the Women’s March on Washington. Last Thursday, two pro-choice abortion bills were defeated 8-7 along party lines by a Senate committee. The Senate Committee on Read More

House passes bill targeting undocumented immigrants

January 30, 2017

Local law enforcement officials would be required to hold undocumented immigrants in jail past their scheduled release dates under legislation approved last week by the House of Delegates. Del. Bob Marshall, R-Prince William, proposed HB Read More

Virginia Democratic leaders rally for Obamacare

January 16, 2017

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democrats’ unsuccessful vice presidential nominee, kicked off his remarks at a health care rally at Capitol Square by recounting the first vote in the Republicans’ renewed efforts to repeal the Read More

Gov. McAuliffe Pushes for Easier Voting

January 12, 2017

Currently, to vote absentee in Virginia, you must cite a specific excuse, such as attending college or having a disability. But if Gov. Terry McAuliffe has his way, the state would expand the list of Read More

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