The backlash following a police officer accused of leaving a child alone outside of a mental health hospital in Covington County is shedding new light on what State Senator Creigh Deeds says is the lack of services for people experiencing a mental crisis.
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay said Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s request for a security perimeter is unnecessary and improper, calling it an infringement on First Amendment protest rights.
The "creator" lines appear to be drawn from a portion of Youngkin’s inaugural speech that was repeated in a later executive order that reshaped the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the governor’s cabinet.
7th District Representative Abigail Spanberger is one of the top five most bipartisan U.S. House members, according to the latest nonpartisan Bipartisan Index from the Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy.
The organization 'Birth in Color' says limiting access to abortion also cuts off a variety of other forms of health care women may be seeking. But other organizations in the city believe other resources should be sought after beyond having an abortion.
By Safia Abdulahi and Tarazha Jenkins | Capital News Service
Virginia schools still rely heavily on law enforcement to discipline students and years of efforts to lessen the practice could be halted with recent legislation, according to juvenile justice advocates and some state lawmakers.
By Grace Bost and Katharine DeRosa | Capital News Service
The founders of Fonticello Food Forest bent down under the picnic table to pick edible chickweed leaves and lavender flowers. Moments later they were running to their neighbors’ aid – some of their chickens were loose.
By Anna Chen and Reid Murphy | Capital News Service
Krysti Albus taught multiple subjects for 20 years and now teaches early childhood special education. She saw many colleagues leave the classroom in the middle of the year for better-paying corporate jobs.
Climate change advocates and some officials warn that flooding due to increased precipitation will cost Virginia billions of dollars and threaten residents’ safety. This is something they warn will get worse unless mitigation efforts receive proper funding – sooner rather than later.