The House of Delegates unanimously passed the final pieces of Attorney General Mark R. Herring’s package of heroin and prescription drug legislation on Tuesday, meaning that all four bills have made it halfway through the approval process in the General Assembly.
The state Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would make extorting individuals by publishing their arrest records and photos online a Class 1 misdemeanor. Senators voted 40-0 in favor of the measure and sent it to the House for consideration.
The House Transportation Committee approved a bill Tuesday to make it illegal for the operator of a motor vehicle to follow a bicycle or moped too closely.
Do you feel it? Our state lawmakers have crept in under the cover of night (or day, I don’t know when they arrived). And they’re ready to get to work!
Why can’t increasing voter participation be a bipartisan issue?
What is the purpose of our laws and how should they be enforced?
For nearly 30 years, restaurants could only advertise happy hours within their premises. That changes today.
New driving laws go into effect today in Virginia ahead of the 4th of July holiday weekend. Here’s a rundown of what’s changed, and how to avoid getting a ticket.
Moped operators in Virginia would have to wear helmets and eye protection, carry a government-issued photo ID, and title, register and put a license plate on their scooters under a bill waiting to be signed into law by Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Virginia legislators have introduced bills that would make biking safer for both cyclists and drivers across the Commonwealth.