A House committee advanced legislation to prevent state agencies from requiring their contractors to pay workers a prevailing wage.
Leaders among Virginia House Democrats are calling on Republican colleagues to oppose the congressional repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
William C. Goodwin, of Staunton, and Rupen R. Shah, of Staunton, have been confirmed as state judges.
Can a mobile app benefit your small business? Definitely. But the more important question is: can your small business afford to develop an app?
Virginia has made significant progress in the ongoing effort to bring high-speed internet to more schools and students statewide.
Nine Virginia companies have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s Virginia Leaders in Export Trade Program.
The Virginia wine industry contributes more than $1.37 billion annually to Virginia’s economy, according to a new report.
A GOP-controlled committee advanced a bill prohibiting agencies from requiring state contractors to pay their workers a prevailing wage.
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.
The Wayne Theatre opened its doors in March 2016, but its marketing relationship with Augusta Free Press goes back well further than that.
VDOT and Virginia State Police encourage drivers to plan ahead with inauguration events on Friday, Jan. 20.
The Myers Corner development in Augusta County has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.
Be careful what you wish for, because Virginia Republicans got theirs, and seem to want to give it back.
The Virginia House Democratic Caucus today elected two new members to fill vacancies on their leadership team.
The Senate Courts of Justice Committee failed to address inconsistencies in the Code of Virginia with regards to marriage equality.
Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam joined Senator Tim Kaine and others yesterday for a rally with Virginians to save healthcare.
At nearly $1.3 trillion, student loan debt has become a national crisis, now constituting the largest component of household debt for Americans.
Virginia voters believe improving the affordability of public colleges and universities would help solve the sluggish economy.
The award winning Juvies, directed by Leslie Neal and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, will be screened at Vinegar Hill Theatre.
The Paramount Theater will feature two live on-stage performances this May with Kris Kristofferson and Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live!
State legislators will be able to learn more about agriculture in their districts, as well as issues important to Virginia farmers.
Virginia’s new secretary of agriculture and forestry has rural roots, and he’s determined to help boost the bottom line of the state’s farms.
After an evening of debate in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2017 passed along party lines.
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.
House Democratic leaders today rolled out a robust package of new initiatives that will strengthen the New Virginia Economy.
InterChange Group Inc. will build a 108,000 square-foot facility and invest over $6 million in Mill Place Commerce Park located in Verona.
All Traffic Solutions has invested more than $100,000 to establish its corporate headquarters operation in Fairfax County.
House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) on Wednesday announced changes to the standing committees of the House.
Delegate Ronald A. Villanueva and Senator Siobhan S. Dunnavant delivered the Republican perspective on the State of Commonwealth.
Virginia House Democratic leaders thanked the governor for his commitment to creating jobs and strengthening the state’s economy.
The Virginia Department of Forensic Science has secured a $2 million grant to implement enhancements to the way Virginia handles sexual assaults.
A new study issued by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy shows that the overall finances of Virginia hospitals are healthy.
The Waynesboro African American Heritage Museum is hosting an event to mark the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Denver Riggleman has thrown his hat into the ring for the Republican governor nomination.
Virginia House Democrats today announced new legislation that would allow borrowers to refinance student loan debt.
Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) has filed HJ 585, legislation that would study rates of in-state and out-of-state undergraduate student admissions.
Virginia barley and winter wheat harvests have been on a downward trend for several years, and 2016 was an especially disappointing one for growers.
The Virginia Council on Women announced the sixth annual STEM Essay Contest for high school junior and senior young women.
5th Street Station Ventures announced new tenants joining the retail hub’s 24 other mixed-used occupants.
At noon on January 11 the sergeant at arms will enter the chamber of the House of Delegates carrying a 20-pound, 24-karat gold coated mace.
Governor McAuliffe announced the recent issuance of permits for two new solar projects to be built in Virginia.
The Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity Home for Homes Ball has raised more than half a million dollars for the non-profit in its first five years.