In his first official acts as president, Joe Biden is signing executive orders on a broad range of issues, from the coronavirus pandemic to climate change and immigration, to fulfill campaign promises.
The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) says unemployment benefits are being paid out to Virginians who did not exhaust their weeks in 2020 through the CARES Act benefit programs, but there is still delay for other Virginians hoping to file future claims.
The names of enslaved people who were owned by UVA and its professors are engraved on the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers. When the memorial was first erected, some members of Myra Anderson’s family weren’t included, so she went to work on getting them added.
While a caravan of pro-gun lobbyists made its way through Richmond for Lobby Day 2021, proponents of stricter gun laws were holding the 29th Annual Virginia Vigil & Advocacy Day to Prevent Gun Violence on Zoom.
A Virginia man who showed police an unauthorized inauguration credential at a checkpoint in Washington, D.C. was arrested after a gun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were found in his vehicle, NBC4 reports.
A majority of Virginians felt that the General Assembly’s 2020 special session did not address systemic racism, according to a recent poll from VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.