Michael Pope

Virginia Public Radio Reporter

Michael Pope is an author and journalist who lives in Old Town Alexandria. He has reported for NPR, the New York Daily News and the Alexandria Gazette Packet. He has a master's degree in American Studies from Florida State University, and he is a former adjunct professor at Tallahassee Community College. He is the author of four books.

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Lawmakers will be returning to Richmond once again this week to consider gun-control legislation in the wake of the Virginia Beach shooting.

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Cities across Virginia are dealing with a new form of transportation — electric scooters. And now, they have some new tools to regulate.

Virginia is growing. But a new report says it may not be growing at the rate that was expected.

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Lawmakers are about to return to Richmond for a special session focused on guns, a move prompted by the recent mass shooting in Virginia Beach.

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Bars and restaurants can now advertise their happy hour prices, a restriction that’s long plagued the industry.