Democrats tout bills they say would help workers
Democratic lawmakers are urging passage of legislation to boost wages paid on state construction projects, increase overtime pay for public and private employees, and prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.
Bill calls for a special election if a recount ends in a tie
The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday called for a law requiring a special election if an election recount ends in a tie – as it did in the state’s 94th House District last fall.
Senators suggest charging tolls on trucks on I-81
Two state senators are calling for a study on the feasibility of imposing tolls on large trucks using Interstate 81.