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Speaker Howell kills controversial redistricting plan

Wednesday, House Speaker Howell killed a controversial redistricting bill that earned national attention.

Gov. McDonnell signs bill granting man wrongly incarcerated for 27 years over $1 million

Today the Governor signed a bill that awarded Thomas Haynesworth, who was wrongly convicted of sexual crimes and who served nearly three decades in prison, over $1 million to assist him in his newfound freedom.

History reconstructed: Assembly honors black lawmakers

Legislators have passed a pair of resolutions describing the contributions of the pioneering lawmakers and praising them for their “commitment to public service in the face of deep resentment, racial animus, violence, corruption, and intimidation.”