Virginia lawmakers oppose plan to sandwich I-66 trail between a sound wall and traffic

"We believe this is an insufficient design," says a letter addressed to Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne and signed by 18 members of the Virginia General Assembly.

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Virginia candidate looks to make history as state’s first transgender lawmaker

Democrat Danica Roem is running for a House seat in the Virginia General Assembly representing the 13th District in Prince William County.

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Democratic lawmakers ask McAuliffe to commute sentence of convicted killer

(Matt Gentry / AP)

William C. Morva, set to die Thursday, suffered from delusions when he killed two in a jailbreak.

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Quit whining, Alexandria, and fix your sewer

(Bill O’Leary / The Washington Post)

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Va. legislature sustains McAuliffe vetoes

(J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

The GOP-led legislature failed to muster the votes to override the record-breaking governor.

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When it comes to traffic law, speeders narrow their vision

(Alex Wong / Getty Images)

A Virginia bill appeals to drivers who resent ‘dawdlers’ and ‘laggards.’

Left-lane bill fires up drivers, but won’t change much

This Virginia bill isn’t really going to get other drivers out of your way.

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A chance for charter schools to finally break through in Virginia

(Paul J. Richards / Agence France-Presse via Getty Images)

Gov. McAuliffe should sign a bill that would open the door to regionally based charter schools.

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Virginia inspector general may lose job over inmate death probe

(Steve Helber / AP)

House GOP says watchdog is “too sweet,” not a “bulldog.”