Senators voted down party lines 7-8, killing the legislation before it could be considered by the full chamber.
The bipartisan group of state lawmakers held its first meeting Thursday.
SB 810 would extend eligibility for in-state tuition to students who have applied for permanent residency.
They complained about the new governor’s tone during his address to the joint assembly Monday night.
Their proposals include raising the minimum wage, instituting paid sick and family leave and ensuring equal pay for equal work.
New Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking the Republican-backed General Assembly to pass a progressive agenda that includes expanding Medica…
Supporters on both sides of the issue came out in full force holding rallies throughout the day.
It was a change of power at the Virginia State Capitol Saturday.
About 4,000 people are expected to pack Richmond’s Capitol Square Saturday to see it happen.
But Democratic leaders say it doesn’t make sense financially.
Northam points to Medicaid expansion and gun control as top priorities.
Advocates are pushing to prohibit tethering companion animals when it hits certain temperatures.
Del.-elect Debra Rodman (D-Henrico) hopes the bill increases voter turnout and makes voting more accessible.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented the biennial spending plan in December. It would cover fiscal years 2019 and 2020.
He joined the Richmond Road Runners Club for its Jan. 1 tradition.
One woman will stay in her current role while another joins the new administration.