Governor Ralph Northam signed tax legislation on Friday that includes a nearly $1 billion tax cut and clears the way for the state to begin processing tax returns.
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Richmond Delegate Delores McQuinn got a standing ovation in the General Assembly today with an emotional Valentine’s Day speech. She said the state needed to start dealing head on with the legacies of racism.
Around two dozen black politicians and activists gathered in front of the Executive Mansion on Wednesday night to urge Governor Ralph Northam to resign
The General Assembly is currently considering two constitutional amendments that would create redistricting commissions. The push to end gerrymandering got a celebrity boost today from California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
WCVE news director Craig Carper and state politics reporter Ben Paviour discuss attempts to impeach Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax, a possible softening on Governor Ralph Northam, and more.
House and Senate Republicans have come to an agreement on tax cuts endorsed by Governor Ralph Northam. Their plan calls for increasing the standard deduction by 50 percent in 2020.
WCVE news director Craig Carper and state politics reporter Ben Paviour discuss a whirlwind 24 hours and week at Capitol Square.
Democratic Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax has retained the law firm of Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz--the same firm that represented then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearings, the firm confirmed on Wednesday.
“I can confirm that I and my firm have been representing the Lieutenant Governor since January 2018,” said Rakesh Kilaru, a partner with Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz.
When a racist yearbook photo surfaced on Governor Ralph Northam’s yearbook page last week, Virginia Democrats were quick to call for his resignation. But lawmakers have remained mostly quiet on allegations Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted a woman in 2004.