A new poll from the Center for Public Policy at VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs found that approval ratings for Gov. Ralph Northam’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic have dropped 15 percentage points since a similar survey in April.
Tuesday afternoon a small group of city leaders, community activists and the Richmond Police Department made their stand at Libby Hill Park in Richmond, to denounce the violent protests that erupted over the weekend causing over $100,000 in damages to property.
Fewer new voters are registering to vote in Virginia because of the coronavirus pandemic. Reports indicate that new voter registrations are significantly lower compared with the two most recent presidential elections.
Cherished national parks and recreational hubs in Virginia could soon be fixed up thanks to a historic investment from Congress. Lawmakers passed the Great American Outdoors Act this week with bipartisan support.
With school districts across the commonwealth announcing their decision to open virtually for the start of the 2019-2020 school year amidst concerns over the pandemic, more parents are deciding to take education and safety matters into their own hands by enrolling their children into home school.
Del. Nick Freitas will be on the ballot to represent Virginia’s 7th Congressional District in this November’s election, after winning a majority of delegates in the district’s GOP convention this afternoon.
Nearly all confederate monuments in Richmond have come down, but residents in the fan say they are still concerned about confederate iconography that can still be found on the front steps of hundreds of homes on Monument and Stuart Avenue.
On Wednesday Governor Northam held a ceremonial signing of a new law that will hopefully make the roads safer, one that makes it illegal to have any kind of communications device in your hand while you’re driving.
A group of Republican legislators in Virginia is calling on Governor Northam to prioritize in-school learning five days a week for all students. Legislators laid out policy and budget priorities meant to ensure schools can safely reopen.
Dozens of new laws in Virginia went into effect last week, including some making changes to the way Virginians vote. There is now “no excuse” absentee voting and voters no longer need to show a photo ID in order to vote.
Underneath a hot independence day sun with a rifle over her shoulder, outspoken Senator Amanda Chase lead a peaceful rally at the entrance if Capitol Square for 2nd amendment rights Saturday afternoon.
Late Saturday afternoon, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney officially introduced Gerald Smith as the city’s new police chief. Smith made the 300-mile trek from the Charlotte-Mecklenberg Police Department where he served as the deputy chief.
For several nights residents of the Fan District and Monument Avenue residents have been complaining about blaring horns, helicopters overhead, and threatening chants from demonstrators hours after midnight.
The Democratic Party of Virginia is officially urging voters to oppose a proposed constitutional amendment to create a bipartisan redistricting commission that, if approved in November, would redraw the state’s political maps starting in 2021.