Industrial hemp is poised to be a fast growing sector of agriculture in Virginia. Hemp advocacy group Vote Hemp estimates 2017 retail sales of hemp products neared $820 million nationally and will continue to grow.
Virginia residents with Medicaid will not be required to work in order to keep their policies since Gov. Ralph Northam halted the work requirements he previously agreed to implement nearly two years ago as a bipartisan agreement.
Richmond Councilman Mike Jones and Richmond NAACP President J.J. Minor are planning to introduce the details of a resolution asking the General Assembly to give the city permission to make decisions on relocating Confederate memorials, during a press conference at Richmond City Hall, Monday morning.
Washington Post journalist, former columnist, and author Bob Levey said that attacks on the press - such as the U.S. president calling the media “the enemy of the people” and accusing them of being “fake and corrupt” - is nothing new.
Another rift is developing between newly re-elected Republican State Senator Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian) and other Republicans. Chase is announcing she will not caucus with other Republicans for the 2020 General Assembly session.
The Democratic presidential primary debate on Wednesday will feature Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren standing center stage, flanked by Bernie Sanders and a rising Pete Buttigieg — and will be missing a couple of familiar faces.
With support from former Vice President Al Gore and other prominent Virginia residents, Pete Buttigieg has raised more money in individual donations from the commonwealth than any other candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Two reports involving guns were released in the past week – one on possible firearms legislation in Richmond, the other studying the horror of the massacre at the Virginia Beach municipal complex this spring.
Congresswoman Abigial Spanberger talked with voters today during a town hall meeting at J.R. Tucker High School in Henrico with much of the discussion centered around this week’s impeachment inquiry hearings of the president.
While Hashmi is not from one of the seven countries affected by President Donald Trump’s 2017 executive order that became known as a Muslim travel ban, she was concerned it was an indicator that Muslims were not welcome in the U.S.
After Democrats seized control of the General Assembly on Election Day and proceeded to vote on key leadership positions, Republicans began meeting behind closed doors and mulling over who will steer their party forward.
Equality Virginia -- an advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Virginians -- hosted the event to facilitate transgender visibility and inspire community building by inviting questions from the audience.
The richest 1% of Americans control more wealth than the entire middle class combined, according to the Brookings Institution - a striking sign of income inequality that has accelerated since the Great Recession.
With a crowd of protesters just outside the building, the justices of the nation’s highest court heard arguments Tuesday that may determine the fate of a popular program that protected young immigrants from deportation.
Virginia Republicans promised a “thoughtful and deliberative study” of gun legislation when they abruptly adjourned a special legislative session called by Gov. Ralph Northam following a May mass shooting in Virginia Beach.
At least four Democrats – including two members of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus – have said they’re in the running to become the next speaker of the House of Delegates, setting up a debate among the newly empowered majority over who should lead their diverse caucus.
Joe Morrissey, a controversial figure in Virginia politics, appears poised to return to the legislature after defeating independent candidate Waylin Ross in Senate District 16 with nearly two-thirds of the vote.
The Supreme Court is due to hear arguments next week over the constitutionality of President Donald Trump's decision to terminate a program that protects young, undocumented immigrants from deportation.