Arlington County has pulled its officers out of the District of Columbia after they helped clear peaceful protesters from a park so that President Donald Trump could have a photo opportunity outside the White House.
Tens of thousands of Virginians who are eligible for an expanded unemployment benefits Congress enacted in response to the coronavirus pandemic are waiting for their money because the state hasn’t managed to get the program running yet.
Democratic state Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy has formally launched her bid for Virginia governor, using email and social media to make her first appeal to voters amid the social distancing constraints of the coronavirus pandemic.
The sweeping legislation, which passed largely along partisan lines by a vote of 208-199, carries a price tag that’s roughly equal to the total cost of four previous coronavirus response bills already signed into law.
At an April 28 Board of Supervisors meeting an ordinance was introduced to relocate five polling locations during the ongoing pandemic due to those locations being in retirement communities and long-term care facilities.
Mayor Levar Stoney has declared Richmond a “City of Compassion,” meaning it is dedicated to treating all people with respect and dignity, regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation or economic status.
The new regulations expand rights for people accused of sexual misconduct on college campuses and make other changes to federal regulations governing schools’ obligations to respond to misconduct complaints.
Virginia's senior U.S. senator, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) joined 15 other Democrat senators on Monday to urge the U.S. Department of Justice to release a plan on how to address the surge in discrimination and hate crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islander individuals amid the COVID-19 pandem
The coronavirus pandemic is upending a Virginia legislative session, as mask-wearing lawmakers meet under a giant tent outside the Capitol and car horns blared nearby from protesters unhappy with mandated business closings.