Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and John Katko (R-NY) have introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen the United States’ ability to prepare for and respond to threats to public safety and national security.
Congresswoman Elaine Luria (D-VA-02) joined a bipartisan letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig, raising concerns about misclassification of recipients’ eligibility for Economic Impact Payments.
What’s the environmental impact of all the single-use PPE we are throwing away now in huge numbers as a result of responding to the COVID-19 crisis?
Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA-08) and Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) have introduced legislation to improve and modernize the ATF in order to strengthen gun safety.
The Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Planning Framework, introduced this week, lays out the core principles of the Commonwealth’s approach to coastal protection and adaptation.
The Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 data website now includes a dashboard detailing COVID-19 cases in K-12 schools in the Commonwealth.
The pandemic has introduced several unusual challenges — from remote learning and NBA “bubbles” to virtual graduations and socially distanced “Real Housewives” reunions.
Former U.S. Sen. John Warner announced this week his endorsement for Amendment 1, which would amend the Virginia Constitution to establish a nonpartisan redistricting commission.
Elizabeth Kolbert, a staff writer for The New Yorker, will give a virtual lecture on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. as part of Washington and Lee University’s Mudd Center for Ethics series on Global Ethics in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities.
California and Washington are suing the Trump administration over a Refusal-of-Care rule that would allow healthcare providers to deny care and employers to deny coverage for abortion and contraception.
News stories during an election season often focus on the ups and downs of opinion polling. As a decision nears, polls become central to reporting and analysis, and often affect the enthusiasm of the various candidates’ supporters and opponents.
Virginia will use $3 million in federal CARES Act dollars to reimburse members of the Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics for clinics’ COVID-19 expenses, including personal protective equipment, sanitation measures, telehealth, and hiring new staff.
The Albemarle County Registrar’s office will operate a mail ballot drop box at the Albemarle High School Parking Lot on Hydraulic Road in addition to the drop box located at the County Office Building on 5th Street next week.
If you haven’t yet filed your individual income taxes for 2019 in Virginia, the automatic, six-month filing extension deadline is just days away.
Virginia is taking the first significant steps to plan ahead for the eventual distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
A rousing debate over the nature of freedom of speech has beset the United States of America, and unfortunately this particular debate is far from a civil one. This debate is largely the byproduct of Twitter’s recent decision to fact-check President Donald Trump’s erroneous comments on the voting process, though it quickly blossomed into a far-ranging discussion about the nature of speech, debate, and consequences (or the lack thereof) in modern America.
Fifth District Democratic congressional nominee Dr. Cameron Webb is calling on his Republican opponent, Bob Good, to divest his holdings in two companies that did business with Campbell County when Good was a member of the Campbell County Board of Supervisors.
Iran and Russia have both obtained voter data in their efforts to interfere in the 2020 U.S. election. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe and FBI Director Christopher Wray confirmed that news tidbit last night.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher Kavanaugh has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer for the Western District of Virginia.
Forty-five percent of the child-care programs in business in Virginia at the start of 2020 closed their doors at the beginning of the stay-at-home period in mid-March.
Rep. Don Beyer has joined with Rep. Gerry Connolly and Sen. Chris Van Hollen in introducing legislation that would make payroll tax deferrals under President Trump’s executive order optional for federal workers and members of the military.