This past week, we proposed that Virginia use at least $3 billion of the $3.8 billion it’s getting as part of the latest federal stimulus spending bill for school construction.
We’re now moving into the portion of the governor’s race where candidates release voluminous plans with multiple bullet points to show just how serious they are.
Virginia appears poised to abolish capital punishment, and not everyone thinks that's a good idea.
There are various plans, ideas and local initiatives floating around Virginia to help local governments repair or replace aging schools, but no consensus on how to pay for such an effort.
The Virginia Senate censured Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, on Wednesday for "conduct unbecoming" of a senator.
Over warnings it could endanger the lives of law enforcement officers, a bill that would abolish the death penalty in Virginia advanced out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday, largely along partisan lines.
Political lines across the country are redrawn every 10 years following the U.S. Census.
New exhibits will debut when the museum opens for the first time since the pandemic.
I write today because, as my son’s generation says: I owe the people of Danville and Southside a “solid.” They helped me in 1985. Now it is my turn.
Gov. Ralph Northam has had sweeping authority to handle Virginia’s coronavirus pandemic. Republicans tried to rein in that power. Democrats shot down their proposals.
There was a “last minute” meeting of the New College Institute Board of Directors on Thursday that was announced in a limited way and included two new delegates appointed this week by the legislature -- much to the surprise of at least one of the board's original members.
RICHMOND — Republicans worried that increasing the minimum wage would cause significant job losses. Southwest legislators pleaded that shuttering a coal-burning power plant early would damage localities that rely on it as a major tax revenue source. A senator broke down on the floor when Democrats voted to roll back abortion restrictions.
RICHMOND — In some public schools across Virginia, rainwater leaks into classrooms, teachers turn on dehumidifiers so posters don’t peel off the walls, ceiling tiles are falling, mold grows in the walls and rats scurry around floors.
MARTINSVILLE — Democrats have decided not to nominate a man to run against Republican Sen. Bill Stanley in November.
More than 600,000 Virginians — most of them poor and living on the edges of society — owe a debt of gratitude to Sen. Bill Stanley and Gov. Ra…
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and the Department of Motor Vehicles are seeking to have a class action law lawsuit regarding driver's license suspensions tossed out or delayed because of recent action taken by the governor and General Assembly.
Writer: Stanley wrong on casino
Bringing a casino to Danville would send the wrong message, state Sen. Bill Stanley said Monday morning during a breakfast held at the Institu…
RICHMOND — The General Assembly temporarily stopped the practice of suspending the Virginia driver’s license of anyone who doesn’t promptly pay court fines or costs.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he would amend the budget to include language to end the practice of suspending the Virginia driver’s license of anyone who doesn’t promptly pay court fines or costs unrelated to driving offenses.