Governor McAuliffe was in town Monday to present a $50,000 check to Relay Foods. He toured the Carlton Avenue business that delivers local foods to online shoppers in Charlottesville and other markets. Representatives of Relay Foods say the expansion should generate 25 new jobs. Local State Senator Creigh Deeds (pictured left) joined McAuliffe (pictured center) for the local event.
The House of Delegates has approved legislation that would let prison officials execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are not available.
The State Senate has approved a bill that prevents drivers from being charged with reckless driving if they're going only 11 miles above the speed limit.
A bill that makes it easier for people with a protective order to get a concealed weapons permit has won Senate approval.
The House of Delegates has approved three bills that are part of a compromise worked out by Governor McAuliffe and Republican leaders.