A coalition of gambling companies hoping to get slot machines back into Virginia convenience stores and bars kicked off its legislative push this week with a private flight for four lawmakers to Chicago.
Republican Virginia gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin and his wife cut the real estate tax bill on their horse farm when they successfully petitioned Fairfax County to designate the more than 30-acre property around their Great Falls home as an agricultural property.
A new coalition hopes to make the high cost of prescription drugs an issue in the fall campaign.The group Virginians for Affordable Medicine includes nine organizations concerned with access to prescription drugs.
Virginia’s behavioral health commissioner told lawmakers Thursday about the spending she says is needed to make facilities safer after admissions were halted at five state hospitals amid a staffing shortage, including $75 million for salaries and pay increases.
Doctors and hospitals are up 2-1 over insurance companies as the first three disputes resolved under the state’s ban on balance billing emerge from arbitration, according to a report released this month by state regulators.
The Unemployment Action Coalition of Virginia sent a letter to the Virginia Secretary of Labor outlining several changes the group believes needs to be implemented. Some of those suggestions deal with how to re-appropriate federal funds to help fix the problems at the VEC.
The fate of the Robert E. Lee Monument lies in the hands of the state Supreme Court, but community leaders hope that after Charlottesville's actions to remove its confederate monuments, Richmond will follow suit.
Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin are meeting supporters across the state, and making appearances on television. But Virginia Tech Professor and WDBJ7 Political Analyst Bob Denton says organizing at the grass roots level is also critically important at this point in the campaign.
Sixth district congressman Ben Cline (R) introduced an amendment Thursday in the State and Foreign appropriations bill to declassify intel related to the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the origins of COVID-19.
Virtual learning became the norm during the coronavirus pandemic, but schools are now getting back to having in-person learning. While many students may be excited to return to the classroom, virtual learning may not be gone.
Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation that is expected to expand voting access in the commonwealth by opening polling places on Sundays, allowing those with disabilities to vote outside and establishing drop-off locations.