Panel first wants the state to study the fiscal impact of the proposal by Sen. John Edwards.
Here’s what our legislators are asking for
Money to pay off bonds for Central Virginia Training Center. Life sciences labs in Roanoke and New River valleys. Flood relief for Hurley. A new state park in Highland County. A museum in Danville. And more . . .
Shakeup on Senate Judiciary Committee
Deeds joins Edwards as co-chair, leaves Privileges & Elections committee.
Bill that would cap mandatory minimum sentences clears Senate panel
Criminal justice reform groups are concerned current law leaves prosecutors and judges with little flexibility.
Why it’s hard for Youngkin to do what Gilmore did
There are a lot fewer swing districts now than there were back then.
Edwards vows to stay on
The Democrat denies rumors that he would retire from the state Senate to join a Youngkin administration.
What the redistricting commission has taught us
The process hasn’t been pretty but we have gotten to see how both parties would like to gerrymander the state.
A single state Senate district for the Roanoke Valley? Commission can’t decide.
The redistricting commission can’t decide whether to keep Roanoke and Roanoke County separate or combined in a single state Senate district.
The surprising way both parties agree on redistricting maps
Both Democratic and Republican mapmakers would put the only two Democratic state senators west of the Blue Ridge into Republican districts.