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Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Prices in Happy Hour Ads

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As Virginia Redistricting Plans Advance, Advocates Slam House Bill

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Focus on Safer Driving in Virginia

General Assembly bans holding cellphones while driving.

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Virginia GOP, Dems Clash Over Abortion Bill

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Virginians Are Split on Arming Teachers

Reflecting geographic differences.

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Virginia Black Caucus Unveils Legislative Priorities

Focus on education, ERA, civil rights, voting rights and criminal justice reforms.

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Database Chronicles 400 Years of Virginia House of Delegates

400 years of members; database contains more than 9,000 men — but just 91 women.

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Rally Urges Legislators to Reinstate Parole in Virginia

A study would be a start.

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Virginia Attorney General Herring Chastises Panel for Rejecting Hate Crime Bill

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Advocates Seek More Access to Medical Marijuana in Virginia

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Virginia Minimum Wage Boost, Backed by Women’s Groups

Advances to full Senate; paid family leave, gender identity protection also considered.

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Advocates Seek Laws in Virginia to Help Immigrants Drive, Study

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Virginia Lawmakers Have Mixed Reactions to Governor’s Address

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Conservative Activists Urge Lawmakers to Reject ERA

‘A smokescreen for abortion.’

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Hundreds March in Richmond for Women and Minority Rights

‘What do we want? Equal rights. When do we want them? Now.’

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