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There are two topics in life that most people want to keep private and they are ”political party affiliation” and “religion.” Now, this is not the…

  Virginia Lawmakers will unveil their support for year-round schools. According to several school districts across the United States  and abroad year round schools work…

The 2014 Virginia General Assembly is in session with one week down and seven more weeks to go. Over 900 bills have been introduced by…

Senator Donald McEachin and Delegate Rob Krupicka will host a press conference to discuss their “ban the box” legislation. The bill HB892 if  passed by…

  The 2013 General Assembly Session is winding down for the Senate and House of Delegates. Members from both chambers will have to tackle the state’s…

UPDATE: It’s a first in Virginia, the full Senate voted in support of automatic restoration of rights for non-violent conviction felons but it did not…

On Tuesday, the House of Delegates Committee confirmed an openly gay judge to a full six-year term on the Richmond General District Court. Tracy Thorne-Begland, a former Naval Flight…

UPDATE: The Virginia General Assembly ended the 2012 session last Saturday with no state budget. Both members in the House and Senate must vote on the most important bill and that is the state’s biennial budget. The House has voted on a budget but the Senate has not. The members plan to be in talks about the budget this […]

The GOP presidential primary is Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The senatorial primary is Tuesday, June 12, 2012 and the general election is Tuesday, November 6, 2012.  Register to vote here www.sbe.virginia.gov fill out the application and take it to your local registrar’s office. The vote is your fundamental right in America.  Did you know that the 24th […]

Virginia lawmakers may consider the Tebow bill connected to pro football quarterback Tim Tebow. The bill would allow thousands of home-school students to play sports at their local high schools. That is what Tebow was allowed to do while he grew up in Florida. The Virginia Senate voted to eliminate the prohibition for purchases of one […]

Legislators from across the Commonwealth of Virginia will converge on Virginia’s General Assembly for the next three months. Lawmakers will introduce bills that will need votes from both the Senate and House of Delegates. At issue, the state’s proposed budget by Governor Bob McDonnell for FY-13 through FY-14; Virginia’s Retirement System, Education cuts vs increases; Health […]

Legislators from across the Commonwealth of Virginia will converge on Virginia’s General Assembly for the next three months. Lawmakers will introduce bills that will need votes from both the Senate and House of Delegates. At issue, the state’s proposed budget by Governor Bob McDonnell for FY-13 through FY-14; Virginia’s Retirement System, Education cuts vs increases; Health […]