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Virginia's New Transportation Chief Has Both Money And Long List Of Projects

In his first interview since taking office, Virginia Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne talks to WAMU about the many projects that will be demanding his attention.
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Rich In Richmond: Sixteen Virginia Legislators Are Millionaires

At least 16 state lawmakers in Virginia have investments worth more than $1 million, according to a new analysis by a nonprofit that tracks money in politics.
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Police Seek Man Wanted In Connection To Armed Robberies In Loudoun County

The man being sought by Loudoun County Police is said to have been involved in four armed robberies in the Sterling area.
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Your Turn: Changes At The Corcoran, Historic Decisions In Virginia

From your take on the Corcoran Gallery's surprising changes to your reaction to the slushy winter Olympics, it's your turn to set the agenda.

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Virginia House And Senate Differ On Medicaid Expansion

In Virginia, the House and Senate continue to disagree on whether to accept federal funding to expand health insurance coverage to lower income Virginians.

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Same-Sex Marriage In Virginia

Last week a federal judge in Norfolk, Va., struck down the commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage. We consider the implications of the ruling and find out where the case goes from here.

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Coalition Hopes To Make Virginia Elections More Competitive

A new coalition of Democrats and Republicans in Virginia is hoping to put an end to the practice of drawing electoral districts so that they're rarely competitive.
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Virginia Couple Fights for the Right to Marry

When Carol Schall and Mary Townley started dating in 1985, they were terrified that their coworkers or neighbors in rural Virginia would discover there was more than friendship between the two women. But now their relationship is at the center of a court battle aiming to strike down Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
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Virginia Gets Closer To Repealing Tax On Hybrid Cars

This week the Virginia Senate voted overwhelmingly to repeal a $64 tax on hybrid cars, a measure already passed by the House of Delegates and which Gov. Terry McAuliffe has said he will sign.
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Supporters Of Virginia Medicaid Expansion Call It Anything But An Expansion

Supporters of expanding Medicaid to 400,000 uninsured Virginians have a new strategy — not calling it an expansion.

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