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10 Mar 2015

Virginia Keeps Boating Safety Law Intact

Boating safety advocates are relieved that the General Assembly defeated a proposal to exempt older Virginians from taking a state-mandated course before operating a motorboat.

27 Jan 2015

Committee OKs Nondiscrimination Bill

By one vote, the Senate General Laws and Technology Committee has approved a bill that prohibits discrimination in public employment based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

25 Jan 2013

Democrats Blast Senate Committee Appointments

In January, Norfolk Democrat Kenny Alexander replaced the late Yvonne Miller in the Virginia Senate. On Thursday, Alexander finally got his committee assignments: He received seats on three of the four committees on which Miller served. But Miller’s most important assignment – a seat on the Senate Finance Committee – was given to a Republican, in what Democrats called partisan politics.