Virginia Politics



A Republican and a Democrat in the House of Delegates took a field trip together to a prison. Now they've teamed up to seek a ban on solitary confinement.

Lawmakers voted last year to dissolve the town of Pound over its deep problems. A group of residents have brought it back from the brink.

Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) joined hundreds of antiabortion activists outside the state Capitol on Wednesday for the Virginia March for Life, an annual event.

A new poll from the Wason Center at Christopher Newport University was conducted this month as the political newcomer crossed the one-year mark in office.

A delay in delivery of letters of National Merit commendations will have little effect on the college prospects of any high school student or their access to financial aid, according to experts

Virginia's Republican-controlled House of Delegates and Democratic-controlled Senate are cancelling out one another in considering controversial issues.

The Arlington County Board will consider a plan in March to make it easier to construct buildings with up to six units in any residential neighborhood.

Virginia Attorney Gen. Jason S. Miyares (R) released a 69-page report Wednesday detailing previous criticisms of the former state parole board chairwoman.

Republicans in the Va. House of Delegates passed $1 billion in tax cuts requested by Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R), but Democrats in the Senate are pumping the brakes

"Get comfortable being uncomfortable," Good told a town-hall crowd of the coming debt-ceiling battle.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) arrived a year ago as a political star. Then he confronted the reality of governing a diverse state with a divided legislature.

If approved by Virginia lawmakers, Amazon Web Services stands to receive up to $140 million in economic incentives from the state and as many as 15 years of tax breaks.

The two-term senator made his announcement at a youth leader event in Richmond.

Debate about the Jan. 6 shooting at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News flared on the floor of the House of Delegates on Thursday.

Speculation has swirled in recent weeks and months over whether Kaine would seek a third term in the Senate.

Democrat Aaron Rouse defeated Republican Kevin Adams in the special election for an open Senate seat. Rouse is scheduled to be sworn in on Wednesday.

Gun rights advocates rallied in Richmond on Monday, warning that more laws would not have prevented recent shootings. Legislative gridlock means little is likely to change.

Guns and gun policy are poised to be the subject of heated debate in Richmond this year after several high-profile shootings.

Democrats in the Virginia state Senate unveiled a slate of gun control bills Friday, but Republicans who control the House of Delegates aren't on board.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) said this week he had blocked Virginia from wooing a Ford electric vehicle battery plant over concerns that it used Chinese tech.

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