1958 graduate Norris Mitchell and his wife Wendy are donating $35 million dollars to the school’s engineering department.
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Virginia's Safety and Health Codes Board is rejecting a standard for protecting workers against heat stress, a standard the business community rallied against.
The Biden Administration’s Build Back Better bill won approval in the House and is now awaiting a vote in the senate. It will provide money for bridge and road construction, and it could also benefit wildlife here in Virginia.
Work to remove the pedestal that held up the statue of Robert E Lee on Richmond’s Monument Avenue started Monday, underlining state and city officials’ challenge of displaying the removed monuments, especially those altered by protestors.
Governor Ralph Northam says teachers have endured numerous challenges during the pandemic.And so he’ll write a big raise into the budget he’ll submit to the General Assembly shortly before he leaves office.
Data science is about to be brought in to fight littering in Norfolk. And it's getting easier in Virginia to have a drink while you browse in your favorite shop.Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's Va. News link.
Eliminating the grocery tax used to be a liberal idea, something that progressives argued for because it would help mainly low-income people. Then Republican candidate for governor Glenn Youngkin campaigned on it. Now lawmakers from both parties appear poised to make it happen.
Gov. Ralph Northam has announced that his administration will remove an enormous pedestal that until earlier this year held a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
State regulators have dealt a blow to a compressor station that’s vital for the Mountain Valley Pipeline to stretch into North Carolina.
The decision on Friday reaffirms the GOP’s takeover of the House of Delegates.
The abortion case being considered by the U. S. Supreme Court already has some wondering if changes are on the horizon in Virginia.Jeff Schapiro of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Michael Pope recap some of this week’s issues in state government and politics.
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