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Senate approves transportation compromise

A divided Virginia Senate passed Gov. Bob McDonnell’s signature issue of the 2013 legislative session on Saturday: a bill to overhaul the Commonwealth’s system for funding transportation.

New bills undercut reproductive rights, says Virginia Democrats

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