Virginia Government


2005 Legislative Primer
Get the who's who and and find out what issues will be driving Virginia's legislative session.
State of the Commonwealth
Gov. Mark R. Warner (D) pledges to ease traffic congestion and urges legislators to pass an $824 million transportation package.
Full Text of Warner's Speech
Video Excerpts: Fixing Finances | Bipartisanship
Tax Reform | The Year Ahead

How a Bill Becomes Law
Find out how a bill navigates the legislative process from inception, until it learns its fate on the governor's desk.

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The End Is Near
Washington Post staff writer Michael D. Shear took your questions on the Virginia session, which is set to adjourn this week.

Transcript: Del. Moran

Talk About Va. Politics


Contact Your Lawmaker
Who represents you? Get phone numbers and e-mail addresses for Northern Virginia lawmakers by county.

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In Session, Out of Sorts
Northern Virginia legislators in search of living arrangements during the Commonwealth's famously short sessions -- six-and-a-half weeks during odd-numbered years, eight-and-a-half weeks during the even-numbered ones -- learn the art of improvisation.

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