Authorities in Virginia’s capital city are reminding people to leave their guns at home if they plan to protest outside the statehouse.

Lawmakers are rejecting an effort to abolish private prisons in Virginia.

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After the pandemic is over, schools across Virginia might end up continuing some version of virtual education.

A free mobile medical clinic in Southwestern Virginia, known as the “Health Wagon” is serving record numbers of patients this year, due to COVID -19. And even though the pandemic is spiking, they report that have not lost a single patient to the disease.

Legislation Targets Illegal Evictions

Jan 14, 2021

As illegal evictions persist in Virginia, members of the General Assembly are moving forward on legislation that would provide more legal recourse for tenants and increase penalties for wrongdoers.

Virginia's governor announced plans to speed up vaccine distribution and the reopening of schools.

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Lawmakers in the General Assembly are considering a censure of a Republican senator who spoke at the rally that led to the attack on the Capitol.

Nearly 7,800 inmates in state prisons have come down with COVID-19. Fifty of them and two staff members have died, and advocates are demanding the governor release more people who are at high risk of death from the virus.

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In his annual State of the Commonwealth address Wednesday night, Governor Ralph Northam outlined a plan to tackle some of Virginia’s most pressing issues.


When the General Assembly met just over a year ago, members passed a bill that could make Virginia a leader in the transition to Clean Energy. Democrats were thrilled, but critics say the law could boost utility bills in this state by $800 a year on average by 2030. 

Now, nine lawmakers are backing legislation to protect consumers.


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