Repeal Of Virginia's Death Penalty Headed To Gov. Northam's DeskState lawmakers gave final approval Monday to a bill that will end capital punishment in Virginia, a dramatic turnaround for a state that has executed more people in its history than any other.
Most Big Issues Resolved For Md. LegislatureThe Maryland General Assembly is sailing into the last day of this year's legislative session on Monday under unusual circumstances: Bills tackling the budget, gun control, repealing the death penalty and other major issues already have been sent to Gov. Martin O'Malley for his signature.