Republican state legislators are trying to defund Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers through two different amendments currently before the general assembly.
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Democratic Delegate David Toscano is reintroducing legislation that would give localities control over the fate of their Confederate monuments.
A bill that would require Dominion Energy to shut down four coal ash ponds throughout Virginia passed its first Senate committee on Thursday.
The Senate bill backed by Governor Ralph Northam would prohibit Dominion from burying the coal ash in place and would require them to recycle it or transport it to a landfill. That applies to any site on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, including one in Chesterfield County.
A bill that would require Dominion Energy to excavate four coal ash ponds throughout Virginia passed its first Senate committee on Thursday.
Former Governor Bob McDonnell has brought together a group of faith leaders and politicians from both parties to create “Virginians for Reconciliation.”
People using public transportation in Richmond is on the rise, reversing a decades-long trend of ridership decline.
The City of Richmond became the latest city to lend it's support to the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment as it makes it's way through the Virginia General Assembly.
Mayor Levar Stoney led a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday afternoon at the Port City development at 800 Jefferson Davis Highway. The 11-acre American Tobacco Co. complex will eventually house nearly 300 lofts, artist studios and the city’s largest solar panel array. The first 83 apartments will be up for rent on Feb. 1.
Marking the first day of the 2019 General Assembly session, Governor Ralph Northam delivered his State of the Commonwealth address Wednesday night.