Gov. Terry McAuliffe

credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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.

02/26/2015

Uber, taxis, taxi drivers

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.

02/17/2015

File photo of a stun gun. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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.

02/16/2015

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

02/09/2015

Empty Classroom

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.

02/05/2015

File photo of a jail. (credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother of Inmate Delivers Pardon Petition to Va. Governor

The mother of an inmate serving more than six life terms for a robbery is asking Gov. Terry McAuliffe to grant a pardon.

01/29/2015

Job Seekers look for employment opportunities at a career fair. (Photo credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Virginia’s Jobless Rate Falls to Lowest Since October 2008

Virginia’s jobless rate fell to 4.8 percent in December, marking the state’s lowest unemployment rate since October 2008, state and federal officials said Tuesday.

01/27/2015

Woman Smoking Cigarette

Bipartisan Support for Reforms of Va. Tobacco Commission

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and a powerful Republican lawmaker are teaming up to propose tighter grant-making rules for the embattled Virginia tobacco commission.

01/23/2015

Terry McAuliffe (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Still Governing Virginia from His Hospital Bed

Gov. Terry McAuliffe continues working from his hospital bed, his third day out of the office as he is treated for injuries suffered on an African safari over the Christmas holiday.

01/21/2015

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Republicans Criticize Va. Governor’s Mental Health Care Plan

House Republicans and Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe clashed Tuesday over a newly launched program aimed at helping low-income Virginians with severe mental disabilities, renewing their long-running battle over publicly financed health care for the poor.

01/20/2015

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,973 other followers