Gov. Ralph Northam today announced that 11 localities will gain access high-speed internet through $29.6 million in grants awarded through the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative.
Sixth District Congressman Ben Cline announced the names of the students whom he has nominated to join the Class of 2025 at one of four U.S. Service Academies.
Virginia’s two Democratic senators, Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, are backing the effort in Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025.
House Appropriations Chair Luke Torian’s House Bill 2174, establishing the VirginiaSaves retirement savings program, passed the House of Delegates Tuesday by a vote of 56-44.
Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and Fred Upton (R-MI-06) introduced bipartisan legislation on Monday to strengthen support for USDA workforce development programs.
Virginia House Bill 2081, which would ban firearms at polling places, passed the Virginia House of Delegates and now advances to the State Senate.
With a Senate impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump still two weeks off, significant issues remain unresolved, according to Virginia Tech political expert Karen Hult.
Sam Rasoul is expanding his Democratic Promise program connecting Virginians in need of help with government services statewide.
Seventh District Democrat Abigail Spanberger will host a public telephone town hall on Wednesday, focused on issues facing Central Virginia families, businesses, healthcare providers, schools, and more.
Former governor Terry McAuliffe has released his plan for reforming the state’s criminal justice system, focusing on parole, marijuana legalization and the restoration of voting rights.
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VDOT will hold a design public hearing on Tuesday for the replacement of the Route 17/50/522 (Millwood Pike) bridge over Interstate 81 in Frederick County.
The Commonwealth Transportation has released scores for the fourth round of transportation projects to be evaluated under the SMART SCALE prioritization process.
Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and John Katko (R-NY-24) have reintroduced legislation to protect against the influence of foreign nations that seek to sow political division in the United States through online disinformation campaigns.
The Virginia Department of Health has updated the VDH hotline to make the process easier for non-English speaking callers to get COVID-19 information and other community health related information.
Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) reintroduced the Global Health Security Act.
Eighth District Democrat Don Beyer (D-VA), who represents the largest number of federal workers of any U.S. representative, issued a statement on President Biden’s executive actions on the economy and the federal workforce.
A proposed amendment to the Virginia state budget requesting additional funding for critical agricultural research has gained bipartisan support in the 2021 Virginia General Assembly.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is opening new doors for landowners and partner groups to protect the state’s open spaces.
Seventh District Democrat Abigail Spanberger is reintroducing legislation to prevent insider trading by members of Congress.
The House Rules Committee voted 13-5 Friday to send House Resolution 537, which declare racism a public health crisis in the Commonwealth of Virginia, to the floor for a full vote.
Norfolk Del. Jay Jones’ bill to direct the state to remove the statue of Harry F. Byrd Sr. from Capitol Square, a measure he first proposed in June of last year, reported out of the House Rules Committee Friday morning on a 13-5 vote and now heads to the full House of Delegates for passage.
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce elected Alan Witt to serve as the 2021 chair of its Board of Directors during the Chamber’s annual meeting held virtually today.
Attorney General Mark Herring issued an advisory opinion Friday confirming that the Virginia General Assembly “possesses broad power to discipline and, where it judges appropriate, expel member legislators.”
The Virginia Department of Corrections is trying to incentivize inmates to get their COVID-19 vaccine – offering free email stamps and telephone credits as well as a care package filled with commissary items, including snacks.