General Assembly 2018

Virginia Department of Agriculture

 

 

Rolling into the weekend you may have plans to relax at one of Virginia’s many breweries or wineries. In the future, thanks to a new law, you may be able to bring your four legged-friend along.

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Breweries and wineries are booming in Virginia. And now, thanks to a change in state law, a new alcohol-inspired industry may soon blossom: boozy baked goods.

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In Virginia, some students are suspended for months, or even an entire school year. A new law that takes effect July 1st, seeks to change that.

Governor Ralph Northam will sign a bill Tuesday aimed at making feminine hygiene products more available in prisons and jails in Virginia. But advocates for menstrual equity say much more needs to be done.

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In Virginia, almost 40-percent of women say their most recent pregnancy was unplanned. A new pilot program funded in the latest state budget, is hoping to lower that number.

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