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Assembly passes bill to help dyslexic students
Feb 27,2017

Virginia school districts would have to have reading specialists trained in helping students with dyslexia under a bill passed by the General Assembly as its 2017 session drew to a close.

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McAuliffe vetoes bill to disclose refugee records
Feb 27,2017

Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed a bill Friday that would have required the state Department of Social Services to publish non-identifying information for refugees resettled across Virginia.


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Virginia Airbnb rentals may face increased regulation
Feb 27,2017

People renting out their homes through websites such as Airbnb could be forced to pay a registration fee to their local government under a bill that passed both chambers of the General Assembly.

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Groups laud Virginia for outlawing female circumcision
Feb 27,2017

International groups that work to combat violence against women and girls are praising the Virginia General Assembly for approving legislation that makes female genital mutilation a crime.


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State won't study 'fiscal stress' of local governments
Feb 24,2017

A bill ordering a study of the “fiscal stress” of local governments was halted in the House Rules Committee this week.

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Governor signs bills to fight Virginia's opioid crisis
Feb 24,2017

Capping off a signature issue of the 2017 legislative session, Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed five bills Thursday to help arm the fight against opioid abuse and fatal overdoses in Virginia.

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Assembly poised to OK state budget on Friday
Feb 24,2017

Finishing a day early, House and Senate negotiators agreed on a budget Wednesday that includes employee pay raises and more money for K-12 education and mental health.

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State building renamed for civil rights activist
Feb 24,2017

A state government building that once served as headquarters of the "Massive Resistance" campaign against racial integration of Virginia's public schools was renamed Thursday




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