Virginia House of Delegates

Virginia Democrats Add 1 Seat in the GOP-Controlled HouseDemocrats have picked up one seat in the Republican-controlled House of Delegates.
Virginia Republicans Keep Firm Grip on House of DelegatesVirginia House Republicans beat back Democratic challengers Tuesday to maintain a firm grip on the lower chamber that will allow them to continue to stymie much of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's top priorities throughout the last two years of his term.
Va. House Defeats Bill Allowing Lethal-Injection Drug SecrecyThe Virginia House of Delegates has defeated legislation that would allow companies providing drugs for lethal-injection executions to keep their identities and the drugs' components secret.
Va. House Votes to Keep Ban on Brass Knuckles, Other WeaponsThe Virginia House of Delegates has changed its mind on whether the state ought to continue banning brass knuckles, throwing stars and other old school weapons.
Va. House Supports Limiting University Athletic FeesThe Virginia House of Delegates has given preliminary approval to a bill that would cap student athletic fees at the state's public universities.
Va. House Approves 'East Sea' Textbook Change A bill requiring textbooks used by Virginia students to note that the Sea of Japan is also known as the East Sea is headed to Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
2 Incumbents Lose, But GOP Keeps Virginia House Majority At least two Republican incumbents lost, but the GOP turned back most challenges by Democrats to retain a solid majority in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Va. House Speaker Voids Senate GOP Remap AmendmentHouse Speaker Bill Howell has derailed a surprise power play by Senate Republicans to redraw Virginia's 40 Senate districts to their advantage.
Va. House Passes Bill to Grade Schools From A to F The House of Delegates has passed legislation that would assign letter grades to public schools in Virginia just as teachers grade students from A to F.
Va. House Passes 'Tebow Bill' The House of Delegates has passed legislation Thursday to allow home-schooled students to play public school sports, but the measure faces an uncertain fate in the Senate.
Va. House Confirms State's First Openly Gay JudgeThe Virginia House of Delegates has voted overwhelmingly to confirm Tracy Thorne-Begland of Richmond as the state's first openly gay judge.
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