A GOP-controlled committee advanced a bill prohibiting agencies from requiring state contractors to pay their workers a prevailing wage.
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” This proverb may well have guided President Obama.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine participated in a hearing on the nomination of Tom Price to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services.
An expert in international economic affairs says he sees unanticipated outcomes to President-elect Donald Trump’s election.
There are plenty of reasons why people who believe in human freedom and free markets should oppose so-called “right-to-work” laws.
Columnist Shepherd Bliss writes: I no longer feel as safe as I used to. How about you?
The Metro has been awarded $1.8 million to improve track safety and protect employees who repair and maintain the Metro system.
The Virginia hospital community is advocating a do no harm approach to state legislation on healthcare policy.
New polling from Mason-Dixon Polling & Research shows strong majorities of Virginians are concerned about the future of healthcare.
A VCU poll has found strong support for providing treatment to opioid users.
Having spent years counseling victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, I know what hate looks and feels like.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine participated in a hearing on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to serve as Secretary of Education.
Forfeiture transparency laws in Virginia are in dire need of reform, as they leave legislators and the public in the dark.
House Democrats are calling for a vote on a bill to amend the state’s constitution to create a nonpartisan redistricting commission.
Virginia House Democrats today condemned the advancement of a resolution that would shame women who have had abortions.
Tom Perriello will continue his listening tour on Wednesday and Thursday in Roanoke and Martinsville.
The Northam for Governor campaign announced today that it has raised more than $1.64 million in its final financial report for 2016.
Today, legislators from both parties and both bodies of the General Assembly discussed initiatives to improve Virginia’s higher education.
Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam released a statement in response to a House subcommittee’s defeat of 11 bills aimed at expanding voter access.
Del. Steve Landes has introduced a constitutional amendment that prohibits political considerations from the redistricting process.
Tom Perriello, famously, voted for the Affordable Care Act in his one term as Fifth District Congressman.
So much wailing and gnashing of teeth in Waynesboro over being shut out of the $50 million settlement with DuPont, and for what?
Be careful what you wish for, because Virginia Republicans got theirs, and seem to want to give it back.
Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) threaten the health care of 30 million Americans.
The Virginia House Democratic Caucus today elected two new members to fill vacancies on their leadership team.
A Senate committee failed to pass two measures that would have seen an increase in Virginia’s minimum wage.
The Senate Courts of Justice Committee failed to address inconsistencies in the Code of Virginia with regards to marriage equality.
The Environmental Integrity Project has released a new report, “Don’t Believe the Job Killer Hype.”
Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam joined Senator Tim Kaine and others yesterday for a rally with Virginians to save healthcare.
Virginia voters believe improving the affordability of public colleges and universities would help solve the sluggish economy.
It is a tradition as storied and nearly as old as the Republic itself. This Friday, America celebrates the 58th Presidential Inauguration.
State legislators will be able to learn more about agriculture in their districts, as well as issues important to Virginia farmers.
Voices from around the Commonwealth expressed their support for Attorney General Mark Herring’s anti-hate crimes initiative.
The ACLU of Virginia has asked Gov. Terry McAuliffe to grant a clemency request from death row inmate Ricky Javon Gray.
After an evening of debate in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2017 passed along party lines.
The General Assembly’s Joint Legislative Working Group on Certificate of Public Need (COPN) Reform endorsed nine principles.
Attorney General Mark Herring today announced a new package of legislation to combat hate crimes.
The newly renovated building located at 202 N. 9th Street on Capitol Square in Richmond will bear the name of civil rights pioneer Barbara Johns.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine said Friday that he will vote against the nomination of Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State.
Governor McAuliffe announced the permit for a new solar facility to be built in Sussex County.
A Senate Committee failed to report a bill that would have expanded eligibility requirements for recipients of benefits for those convicted of drug-related felonies.
The United States National Park Service has approved a revised National Historic Landmark designation for the Virginia Capitol.
Treasury released a report with new data on sources of health insurance coverage for small business owners and self-employed workers.
The 2017 Public Policy Poll: Economic Development and Workforce Training from VCU found strong support for workforce training in Virginia.
Governor McAuliffe announced today that December General Fund revenue fell 1.0 percent from December 2015 collections.
House Democratic leaders today rolled out a robust package of new initiatives that will strengthen the New Virginia Economy.
Virginia Democrats are putting Republicans on the defensive as Del. Bob Marshall doubles down on his bathroom bill.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released a statement on last night’s Senate vote to begin a fast-track process of repealing of the Affordable Care Act.
U.S. Sen Mark Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, issued a statement on the Senate vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) on Wednesday announced changes to the standing committees of the House.