Starting July 1, parents in Virginia will have "a fundamental right to make decisions concerning the upbringing, education, and care" of their children.
Gov. Bob McDonnell signed two identical bills on the issue: House Bill 1642, sponsored by Delegate Brenda Pogge, R-Williamsburg; and Senate Bill 908
Virginia drivers should get used to hitting “send” on their phones before they get behind the wheel of their vehicle. Beginning July 1, a new state law will crack down on texting while driving.
Gov. Bob McDonnell approved the law Monday but recommended that the General Assembly reduce
Last year around this time, Virginia was in the spotlight: Newspapers and talk show hosts, like comedian Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show," ripped state legislators for passing a bundle of laws targeting abortion.
But during the legislative session that ended last month, there was hardly a peep about the issue from members
For Gov. Bob McDonnell, the proposition for the Virginia Shakespeare Festival at the College of William and Mary is simple: To be or not to be the commonwealth’s official Shakespeare festival.
The General Assembly passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Thomas Norment, R-Williamsburg,
Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has finally gotten what he asked for: a state-run school board to take over failing schools.
“I’m asking you to approve a bold initiative to establish a statewide Opportunity Educational Institution to provide a high-quality education alternative for children attending any chronically
A Senate bill that would have banned smoking in cars carrying children under age 15 was tabled Friday by a House committee.
Senate Bill 975, proposed by Sen. Ralph Northam, D-Norfolk, had passed the Senate on Jan. 31 on a vote of 30-10. It then “crossed over” to the House for consideration.
Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday praised the findings of a new study that says clinical trials of new drugs and other medical treatments in Virginia have boosted the state's economy and created 76,000 jobs over the past 13 years.
McDonnell joined Jeffrey Bond, senior vice
If you’ve ever sat in your car for hours in a backup on Interstate 95 near Washington, you may have found yourself thinking, "This is the worst!"
A new study proves you were right on point.
The Texas Transportation Institute's "Urban Mobility Report," released Tuesday, rates the