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Virginia state government
June 29, 2020
Oh snap! Police capture 65-pound turtle from Virginia suburb
A 65-pound (29-kilogram) alligator snapping turtle with a face only its mother could love has found a new home at a Virginia ...
June 24, 2020
Evangelical Liberty U rattled by its own racial reckoning
As the nation wrestles with how to do more for racial equality, Liberty University — a school whose leadership has said it ...
June 18, 2020
For now, Virginia still can't remove massive Lee statue
A judge on Thursday extended a court order preventing Virginia’s governor from removing a historic statue of Gen. Robert E.
June 18, 2020
Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor
A Virginia state senator is launching a bid to be the state's next governor, which if successful would make her the nation's ...
June 17, 2020
Virginia governor to propose Juneteenth as state holiday
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he's making Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the ...
June 09, 2020
Judge issues order halting Lee statue removal for 10 days
A judge in Richmond has issued an injunction preventing Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration from removing an iconic ...
June 05, 2020
Black activists, allies call Lee statue removal a big win
Wes Bellamy, a former Charlottesville city councilman, said that when he first started raising the issue of removing ...
June 04, 2020
Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday to remove one of the country’s most iconic monuments to ...
April 25, 2020
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even ...
April 24, 2020
Virus pits health vs. public duty for some state lawmakers
Kentucky Sen. Gerald Neal had a big decision to make as the legislature gathered at the state Capitol for some important ...
April 18, 2020
Virginia juvenile detention center new coronavirus hotspot
Coronavirus has erupted inside a juvenile detention center in Virginia with 25 kids testing positive, accounting for a ...
April 15, 2020
Deaths hit 45 at Virginia care home called 'virus's dream'
Ronald Mitchell worried about his mother’s care at a suburban Richmond nursing home long before she was swept up in one of ...
April 09, 2020
Nation's only doctor governor offers sober voice on virus
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and his top aides were having a meeting about the coronavirus when the discussion turned to ...
March 31, 2020
Liberty University: We're complying with virus-related ban
Virginia's governor on Monday ordered all higher education institutions to halt any in-person instruction amid the ...
March 11, 2020
Scandal-scarred Virginia lawmaker now seeks justice reform
Just a few years ago, Joe Morrissey's political career appeared to be over. The former prosecutor-turned-defense attorney was ...
March 09, 2020
Lawmakers pass bill allowing Confederate monument removals
Some of Virginia's scores of Confederate monuments could soon be removed under legislation state lawmakers approved Sunday.
March 08, 2020
Virginia reshaped as Democrats put historic stamp on laws
Democratic legislators in Virginia have dramatically reshaped the state in two months, sweeping aside many of the state’s old ...
March 06, 2020
Sweeping renewable energy bill poised for final passage
A sweeping energy bill that supporters said would make Virginia a national leader in addressing climate change passed the ...
February 28, 2020
Sanders' appeal tested in moderate Virginia on Super Tuesday
Rep. Elaine Luria is the kind of up-and-comer the Democratic Party would like to keep in Congress. But the former Navy ...
February 26, 2020
Virginia lawmakers send LGBTQ protections bill to governor
Virginia lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a comprehensive anti-discrimination bill that advocates said will make the ...
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