A recent document from Dominion Energy in the ongoing review of its finances highlighted Virginia’s weak law when it comes to public disclosure of how much lobbyists are paid.
Funeral services have been set for Eva Mae Fleming Scott, a conservative who was the first woman elected to the Senate of Virginia.
Richmond lawyer and lobbyist David W. Clarke is emerging as the consensus candidate of the House of Delegates to fill a highly coveted seat on the State Corporation Commission.
The General Assembly won’t resolve its budget stalemate when it returns to Richmond on Wednesday, but the end may be in sight in a political showdown over expanding Virginia’s Medicaid program.
Former Sen. John Watkins, R-Powhatan, on Wednesday found himself on the receiving end of legislative instruction from the chairman of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee about the mission of the State Corporation Commission.
State Sen. Frank Wagner, R-Virginia Beach, said Friday that he’s pushing for former GOP Senate colleague John Watkins to be elected as a commissioner on the State Corporation Commission, which regulates many business and economic interests in Virginia.
RICHMOND — Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie wants you to know that Democratic candidate Ralph Northam voted for “the largest tax increase in Virginia history.”
State Sen. Frank W. Wagner, R-Virginia Beach on Monday ripped Ed Gillespie's tax cut promises. saying "Gillespie's claim of putting nearly $1,300 per year back into the pockets of a family of four is dishonest, phony math and bad public policy."
Former state Sen. John Watkins has been named to a state commission on the public employee pension system that he helped reform during his final term in the General Assembly.
State Sen. Thomas A. Garrett Jr. called Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment Jr. the “heir apparent” to the Finance Committee chair and said he should not hold that position and stay majority leader.
Thanks to a tie-breaking vote by Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, the Republican-controlled Virginia Senate has passed a bill prohibiting discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
The Virginia state Senate voted 20-19 Tuesday to defeat a bill that would bar in-state tuition for students with deferred immigration status.
The Virginia Senate voted 20-19 Tuesday to defeat a bill that would bar in-state tuition for students with deferred immigration status.
RICHMOND — Virginia's legislative watchdog agency won't be asked to conduct a sweeping study of the state Medicaid program after all.
State Sen. John Watkins, the moderate Powhatan Republican who played key roles in landmark legislation covering transportation and stabilizing…
Senate Republicans on Thursday night used their new majority to pass a two-year budget that eliminates any opportunity for Gov. Terry McAuliff…
A Senate committee today approved the creation of a new private insurance marketplace that would operate separately from the federal exchange …
The $64 tax on hybrid vehicles would end under a bill approved Wednesday with bipartisan support in a Senate committee. The tax was part of the $1 billion transportation bill approved by the General Assembly last year.