2014 Top Stories of the Year2014 Top Stories of the Year
1,450 Veterans Hired Through Virginia ProgramMore than 1,450 veterans were hired in the most recent quarter through a Virginia program advocating the hiring of former military members.
Virginia Gov.: Married Gay Couples Now Can Adopt Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is sending notice to local social services divisions that married gay couples can now adopt children.
Va. Governor Orders Same-Sex Marriage Compliance Virginia's governor has signed an order directing state agencies to comply with the legalization of same-sex marriage in the state.
Same-Sex Couples Waste No Time Marrying in Va. After Supreme Court DecisionSome same-sex Virginia couples wasted no time getting hitched Monday afternoon after the Supreme Court's decision to clear the way for five states to legalize gay marriage.
Va. Governor Putting Together Ethics Commission Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is putting together a new ethics commission and asking it to come up with concrete proposals on how to improve Virginia's image in the wake of the former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption conviction.
Virginia DMV Cranking Out Birth Certificates Virginia is celebrating a baby boom of sorts.
McAuliffe to Announce Health Care PlansVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to unveil his plan to increase health care coverage for the state's poor.
Uber, Lyft Given OK to Operate in VirginiaVirginia is allowing ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate under a temporary agreement between the companies and the state, officials said Wednesday.
McAuliffe Calls Special Election to Replace Cantor Gov. Terry McAuliffe has called for a special election to replace former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
Gov. McAuliffe Orders Evaluation of State Contracts Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering the evaluation of the state's major information technology and service contracts.
Sunday Hunting Among New Virginia Laws Going Into Effect July 1 A host of new Virginia state laws go into effect Tuesday, including new rules that allow hunting on Sundays, a repeal of a tax on hybrid cars and a string of regulations governing emergency treatment for the mentally ill.