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With no end in sight to the partial government shutdown in Washington, lawmakers in Richmond are trying to figure out how to help federal employees in Virginia.

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Lawmakers in Richmond are considering legislation to prevent wage theft.

After the school shooting in Parkland Florida, lawmakers in Virginia formed a task force to make schools safer. Now, several of their suggestions are now well on their way to becoming law.

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Tax season is looming. It will be the first year taxpayers get the full picture of how Trump’s tax cuts affect them. But some families may be surprised by an unintended consequence: higher state income taxes.

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The minimum wage in Virginia is $7.25 an hour.  And, that’s not about to change anytime soon thanks to a party line vote.

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