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14 Feb 2013

Senate Committee Kills ‘Tebow Bill’

A Senate committee Thursday shot down the “Tebow bill” aimed at allowing home-schoolers to participate in public schools’ sports and other extracurricular activities.

09 Feb 2013

Ban on Smoking in Cars Dies in House

A Senate bill that would have banned smoking in cars carrying children under age 15 was tabled Friday by a House committee.

31 Jan 2013

Senate Bans Smoking in Cars with Kids

The Senate today passed a bill to prohibit smoking in a vehicle when a child under 15 is present.

25 Apr 2012

Far Fewer Children Dying from Accidents

Fewer children are dying from accidents in Virginia and across the country, according to reports issued by state officials and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The death rate from unintentional injuries for Virginians age 19 and younger fell 45 percent from 2000 to 2009, new figures showed.