A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax after CBS News broadcast interviews with two women who accused him of sexual assault.
Nearly 20 years later, Melissa Brown has completed her bachelor’s degree, owns her home in Fredericksburg and has been in recovery for well over a decade. She works for a large addiction treatment program in Virginia, coordinating events at facilities across the state. But under Virginia law, her past conviction makes it impossible for her to work directly with patients.
Leaders from 1890 land-grant colleges told the House Agriculture Committee Wednesday how a fresh infusion of scholarship funding provided by Congress has helped those historically Black institutions educate and train the next generation of agriculture workers.
This Saturday will be the second time Virginia has observed Juneteenth, and the first time celebrating it as a permanent holiday since Gov. Northam announced his intention to make Juneteenth a state-wide holiday last June.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe discussed his new health care plan at the University of Virginia Medical Center on Tuesday. His newly released plan strives to tackle rising costs and make health care more affordable and accessible for all Virginians.
Marijuana legalization is coming to Virginia, but universities in the state aren’t following suit. Virginia Tech recently updated its student code of contact to make clear that marijuana is still banned on campus even after July 1, when Virginia’s new legalization law takes effect.
Governor Ralph Northam has announced a new $3 million investment to pilot the Return to Earn Grant Program, designed to match payments from eligible small businesses to provide new hires with up to $1,000 each to support their transition back into the workforce.
An attorney who worked on former President Donald Trump’s unsuccessful Wisconsin recount has ousted long-serving incumbent Del. Charles Poindexter in a Republican primary for the Virginia House of Delegates.
Five Democrats are competing to be Virginia’s next governor, as the party holds its nominating primary this Tuesday. With just hours left of this primary season, candidates are making a final push to get out the vote.