Liam James Doyle/NPR

Last month, the House of Representatives passed a bill introduced by Congressman Bobby Scott that hopes to remedy the problem of full-time workers being misclassified as independent contractors.

But now the bill is languishing in the Senate.

Virginia Holistic Justice Initiative

Virginia spends over a billion tax dollars each year to lock-up more than 37,000 people in state prisons.  Almost as many end up in local and regional jails.  

In Richmond, a team of young volunteers set out to change that situation. 

Madyson Fitzgerald

Faculty members at the University of Richmond ratified a resolution calling on the school’s rector to resign.  He and other members of the board of trustees refused a student request to change the names of buildings that honor two white supremacists. 

After beginning training sessions on how to run government meetings,  citizens and lawmakers serving on the hybrid commission drawing Virginia’s next voting districts focused on public outreach and engagement in a public hearing Monday.

Virginia Public Access Project

Virginia Tech researchers are looking for ways to counteract misinformation. 

And there's now another place in Virginia where stargazers can get a clear view of the night sky.