House and Senate budget writers presented their proposed amendments to Gov. Ralph Northam’s retooled spending plan Friday. Here’s a first look at where the two chambers landed on funding for schools, criminal justice reform, evictions and past-due utility bills.
For some, the debates represent the most important moments in the 2020 campaign’s closing days, a rare opportunity for millions of voters to compare the candidates' policies and personalities side-by-side on prime-time television.
Increased isolation measures and surging COVID-19 cases are taking a mental toll on some students at the University of Virginia. For many, managing hours of school work on top of a global pandemic is far from easy.
“We are paying the same amount in tuition, but in additional fees we’re paying more than in previous years for a quality of education that has not been in line with previous semesters,” said VCU Senior Sunny Lee.
This comes after Mayor Stoney said he is recommending that the special purpose reserve goes toward funding the city’s equity study, initiatives to address racial health disparities, and post-employment benefit liabilities.
A bipartisan bill aimed at increasing veteran suicide prevention efforts and access to mental health services is heading to President Trump’s desk. The bill was authored by U.S. Sen. Warner (D-VA) and Sen. Boozman (R-AR).