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Governor Signs State Budget With Raises for Va. State Workers

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a new state budget that includes a pay increases for state employees, boosts cash benefits for welfare recipients and has more money for the governor to spend on economic development.


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Va. Governor Vetoes 6 Redistricting Bills

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed six redistricting bills he says may be unconstitutional and are overly partisan.


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Va. Governor Orders Retraining for ABC Police

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering Alcoholic Beverage Control agents to be retrained following a high-profile arrest that left a University of Virginia student bloodied and shouting allegations of racism.


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Navy Federal Credit Union to Add 600 Jobs at Vienna HQ

The world’s largest credit union is expanding its headquarters and plans to bring 600 new jobs to Fairfax County as a result.


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Environmentalists Upset With Va. Gov Over Coal Ash Bill

Environmentalists are criticizing Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration for supporting federal legislation they say will hurt efforts to curb pollution from coal ash, a coal combustion byproduct.


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Va. Governor OKs Marijuana Oils for Treating Epilepsy

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed into law a measure that allows the use of derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating severe epilepsy.


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Va. Gov. Signs New Law Regulating Uber, Lyft

Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are now completely street legal in Virginia. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation Tuesday that regulates how ride-sharing companies operate in the state.


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Bill Advances to Arm Va. School Officers with Stun Guns

Legislation that would allow school security officers to be armed with stun guns, pepper spray and similar weapons is advancing in the General Assembly.


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Inova to Take Over Exxon Mobil Campus in Fairfax

Inova has announced Monday that Exxon Mobil’s’s Merrifield campus was selected as the destination for its planned medical expansion in Fairfax, Virginia.


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Va. House OKs Regulating Seclusion, Restraint in Schools

Both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly have approved legislation to rein in the use of seclusion and restraint as methods of controlling children in public schools.