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Richmond’s Democratic Mayor announced Wednesday plans to introduce two local laws to improve public safety. They’re both measures that didn’t pass in Virginia’s Republican-controlled statehouse. 

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Is the way Virginia funds its schools equitable? That’s a topic up for debate in Richmond.



Followers of politics may be focused on the 2020 Presidential election, but here in Virginia there’s still 2019. In one month all 140 state lawmakers are up for election and party control of the state house is at stake. 


Car-title lenders and internet lenders have stepped up their campaign contributions in recent years.

So far this election cycle the industry has given about $840,000 and more campaign cash may be on the way before Election Day.

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Running for office isn’t cheap, especially when the stakes are as high as they are this year. But one very large campaign contribution is raising eyebrows across Virginia.