Sean Gormanfrom the Richmond Times-Dispatch has this week’s PolitiFact Virginia report.
Sean Gorman has this week’s PolitiFact Virginia Report.
State Senator Don McEachin is set to announce he will run for Congress in Virginia’s redrawn 4th district.
Senator McEachin, a Democrat from Henrico, turned in his paperwork and petitions yesterday (3/14) with 3,000 signatures, three times the required number, and will make his formal announcement today.
The UVA law school graduate is an attorney in private practice and has served in the General Assembly for 16 years.
The General Assembly has adjourned for the 2016 session.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says cleanup efforts received a significant boost in funding from this year’s General Assembly, and is on track for a complete restoration by 2025.
The General Assembly approved almost $62 million to help farmers with better practices. Peggy Sanner, Attorney for Chesapeake Bay Foundation says that’s double last year’s allocation.
There is $59 million to improve wastewater treatment plants. Hanover will get $157,000, Richmond $3.5 million and Hopewell $35 million over the next three years.