For decades, both Democrats and Republicans have gerrymandered Virginia’s legislative maps. Now there’s growing bipartisan support for legislation that would hand over the process to citizens.
In the wake of Virginia's blackface scandals, black lawmakers are pushing a legislature with an unsavory past to see the racial implications of their policy decisions.
It’s been smooth sailing this year for legislation aimed at curbing evictions in Virginia. A package of bills has already passed both chambers of the General Assembly, and there might be some new money for affordable housing.
In Virginia, it can be especially challenging to find psychiatrists for young people. A group of advocates and doctors are asking state lawmakers for more money to change that.
Assembly '19 Reports