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.
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.
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).
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia and his Republican opponent Daniel Gade have sparred over the dangers of the coronavirus, when to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court and other topics Wednesday in the first debate of their Senate race.
At its peak in April, initial unemployment claims in Virginia rose to 147,000. Since then it has been declining, but many people who are still unemployed due to COVID-19 continue to have questions regarding their benefits.
The Virginia Department of Health and Department of Corrections are working together to manage the COVID-19 outbreak at Deerfield Correctional Center, which is home to the state’s largest cohort of geriatric male inmates.
Tuesday, during an in-person school board meeting, Dinwiddie County’s School Board voted unanimously to pass a series of recommendations that will allow parents of middle and high school students to opt for in-person hybrid learning beginning Oct. 5.
Liberty University has announced it will be continuing into its third year of not increasing tuition for on-campus students. Joining this number is the sixth year of a tuition freeze for those learning online.