Virginia's Speaker of the House is now calling for the the General Assembly to hold a "legislative forum" to investigate the sexual assault allegations against Lt. Governor Fairfax. But House Democrats oppose to the idea.
A plan to introduce tolls along the interstate — backed both by Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and Republican lawmakers along the corridor — crashed amid disagreement over whether raising fuel taxes might be a better option.
Three bills on those issues have passed both chambers and have been sent to Gov. Ralph Northam to be signed into law. Several other measures have passed one chamber and are awaiting a floor vote in the other.
With bipartisan support, legislation headed toward approval in the General Assembly may help protect elderly residents and other vulnerable adults against financial exploitation by giving financial institutions more tools to help prevent this crime.
A review of court records by The Associated Press also suggests Meredith Watson had a sometimes-turbulent personal life that includes financial disputes and accusations of stalking from an ex-boyfriend.
Lawmakers in both parties are increasingly uneasy over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and skeptical of the U.S. partnership with the Saudi-led coalition, especially in light of Saudi Arabia's role in the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of the royal family.
President Trump is expected to grudgingly accept the agreement, which would avert another government shutdown and give him what Republicans have been describing as a "down payment" on his signature campaign pledge.
Monument Avenue is now the focus of a new exhibit at the Valentine Museum, dedicated to completely reimagining one of Richmond's most recognizable stretches, showcasing African American contribution and sacrifice in Virginia.
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned Wednesday after a two-year tenure in which he managed the response to historic wildfires and major hurricanes but was dogged by questions over his use of government vehicles.
An effort to impeach Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax is on hold, but not dead. Since the General Assembly has never impeached an elected official in modern times, lawmakers find themselves in unchartered waters.
The two women accusing Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting them both say they’re willing to testify at impeachment hearings, while Fairfax has called for the FBI to investigate the claims.
Historians say they were “shocked” and “mystified” when Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wrongly used the term “indentured servants” Sunday in reference to the first Africans to arrive in English North America 400 years ago.
Trump managed to accuse immigrants in the country illegally of stealing jobs from American workers, while declaring that the country needs more immigrants because of its economic boom. This argument rested on a series of false stereotypes.