The sky’s the limit for the drone industry, but it’s a mixed bag of upsides and concerns.
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Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday proposed amending legislation to put a moratorium on the use of drone technology in Virginia until 2015. McDonnell’s suggested amendments to House Bill 2012 and Senate Bill 1331 would allow for drone research at college and universities and would let law enforcement officials use drones for certain tasks, such as search and rescue.
After passing the Senate last month, a bill that would protect state employees from discrimination against their sexual orientation failed yesterday to reach the House floor.
Concerns of restaurant owners are now allayed as a new bill meant to punish false reports to the ABC Board has had a controversial provision removed that would have penalized businesses with a poor food/alcohol sales ratio.
After not receiving enough votes for a judicial appointment last year, the House of Delegates today elected Tracy Thorne-Begland to a full six-year term.
To save children from potentially fatal reactions to food allergies, Virginia last week adopted a law requiring schools to carry epinephrine auto-injectors, such as EpiPens.
Democratic leaders and women’s right advocates sounded the alarm Thursday about three bills they said would limit a woman’s reproductive freedom in Virginia. These bills have sparked debate, not only within the Commonwealth, but also nationwide