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26 Mar 2013

‘Siri, How Will the Texting Law Work?’

Virginia drivers should get used to hitting “send” on their phones before they get behind the wheel of their vehicle. Beginning July 1, a new state law will crack down on texting while driving. Gov. Bob McDonnell approved the law Monday but recommended that the General Assembly reduce the proposed fines for violators.

20 Feb 2013

Texting While Driving Bill Goes to Governor

Legislation cracking down on texting while driving is only Gov. Bob McDonnell’s signature away from become law after passing the Senate on Tuesday.

07 Feb 2013

Lawmakers Tout Crackdown on Texting While Driving

The day after bills to crack down on texting while driving passed in both the House and Senate, a bipartisan coalition of legislators came together to urge their colleagues to complete the process of turning the measures into law.

04 Apr 2011

CNS Stories for Week 12 (March 28-April 3)

Here are the stories we distributed over the past week. Headlines include: “$100 Fine for Flicking a Cigarette Butt?” … “CNN’s Ali Velshi Discusses Financial Crisis” … “McDonnell Amends Autism Bill to Mixed Reaction” … “Sales of VCU Swag at All-Time High.”

22 Feb 2011

New Law Targets Cyberbullying

Think before you text: A bill would make it a Class 1 misdemeanor to use a cellular telephone or other wireless device to transmit a text message that contains “profane, threatening, or indecent language.”

22 Feb 2011

Kids Hook Assembly Into Honoring Fish

Michele Ferrel’s fourth-grade class made history Tuesday, turning their class project to make the striped bass the state saltwater fish a reality. The House of Delegates, in an 80-16 vote, passed Senate Bill 940, which designates the striped bass as the state saltwater fish.