House of Delegates

Virginia Voters Picking Candidates in Primary ElectionVoting is underway in Virginia's primary elections, which may shape November's general election fight over control of the Senate and determine who leads the state House of Delegates.
Jan. 6 Special Election Set to Fill Va. House SeatA special election is set for January to fill a House of Delegates seat vacated by Democrat Rosalynn Dance.
18-Year-Old Freshman Elected To W.Va. House Of Delegates, Becomes Youngest State Lawmaker In USEighteen-year-old Saira Blair will become the youngest state lawmaker in West Virginia history.
Md. OKs Bill on Domestic Violence in Front of Kids People who commit domestic violence in front of a child will face more time in prison, under a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
McAuliffe Approval Rating at 44 Percent, Poll ShowsLess than three months into office, Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's approval rating is at 44 percent, though a new poll shows 57 percent of Virginia voters say they are optimistic about the new governor's term.
Protective Order Bill Clears House UnanimouslyA bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders has cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote.
Delegate: Not Too Late to Cancel Standardized Test in Md.Public schools are set to begin the Maryland School Assessments in less than five weeks, but lawmakers who consider the test too outdated say there's still time to cancel it for the year. Next week, the House of Delegates will review a proposal to do that.
Virginia Primary Results Roll InDemocrats nominated Norfolk doctor and state Sen. Ralph Northam for lieutenant governor in a statewide primary that saw two senior Republican delegates ousted by conservative challengers.
Bill Would Give Prince George's County Exec More School ControlThe House of Delegates gave final approval Saturday to a measure giving the Prince George's County executive more control over the county's school system.
Md. General Assembly OKs School Overhaul PlanThe House of Delegates has given final approval to a bill giving the Prince George's County executive more control over the county's school system.
Md. House Advances Measure to Pay for Health ExchangeThe House of Delegates has advanced a measure to expand Medicaid eligibility and create a funding stream for Maryland's health benefit exchange as part of the federal health care overhaul.
Medical Marijuana Bill Advances in Md. HouseA measure to allow medical marijuana in Maryland has moved forward in the House of Delegates.