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Bills of Note That Passed in 2014 Va. Session

Notable legislation that passed the Virginia General Assembly during the 2014 legislative session.

03/09/2014

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McDonnell Gives Final State of the Commonwealth Address

In his farewell address to the General Assembly, outgoing Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell apologized Wednesday for a gift scandal that diminished his political standing while touting what he called a strong record of achievement.

01/08/2014

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Va. Assembly Passes State Takeover of Failing Schools

Legislation pushed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to allow the state to take over chronically failing schools received final General Assembly approval Wednesday.

02/20/2013

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Embattled UVa. Rector Wins Reappointment

The General Assembly approved a new four-year term Tuesday for the University of Virginia rector whose failed attempt to fire the school’s president prompted a two-week campus revolt and a warning from an accrediting agency.

01/29/2013

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2012 Abortion Bill Haunts Va. Lawmakers As New Session Starts

Legislators are arriving in Richmond for a legislative session that will feature debates on education, transportation, guns and uranium mining.

01/09/2013

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Virginia Uranium Mining Wins First Legislative Test

Proposed uranium mining in Virginia has survived its first legislative test.

01/07/2013

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Virginia Board Of Health Considers Abortion Clinic Regulations

New abortion clinic regulations are back before the Virginia Board of Health, this one putting permanent emergency regulations.

06/15/2012

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‘Tebow Law’ For Homeschool Sports Finds Support In Virginia

After years of trying, a bill allowing home-schooled children to play sports at public schools may have found the conservative Virginia General Assembly it needs to become law.

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