Virginia Politics



Vega, who is challenging Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D), appeared alongside fellow Latina candidate Cassy Garcia of Texas.

The resignation came after what a spokeswoman for Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) called a disagreement about priorities with the historian.

Their first advertisement on abortion in a competitive Virginia district targets Hung Cao.

Until now, there has been no public indication of any inquiries into the matter by law enforcement.

More Virginians approve of Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's job performance than disapprove in a new Virginia Commonwealth University poll.

Richmond famously took down Confederate statues after social justice protests in 2020, but some are still standing, including at the State Capitol.

A hotel union is trying to get a cut of rapidly developing Northern Virginia. But Alexandria's all-Democratic council says it can’t legally push for its demands.

The policy, passed unanimously by the Arlington County Board, says any Arlington residents can access public services, regardless of their immigration status.

Some Buchanan County residents feel the flood could nudge the tightknit but dwindling coal mining community, population 20,000, a little closer to extinction.

Appointee Ann Hunter McLean said Virginia’s heritage is “under attack” as she begins serving on the board, which oversees state historic site designations.

Mr. Donley served two terms as mayor of the Northern Virginia city, from 1996 to 2003.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin recently claimed that state law would protect same-sex marriage if the U.S. Supreme Court reverses itself on the subject. It won't.

The city council voted to rename 14 streets, most of which are in the Civil War-themed Mosby Woods neighborhood.

Some at the Nebraska GOP conference, where Youngkin spoke, said they wanted the new Virginia governor to get more experience before seeking national office.

Tensions are flaring over a proposal that would do away with single-family zoning across the Virginia suburb, making way for more townhomes and duplexes.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has appointed former Trump Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler to lead the newly created Office of Regulatory Management after failed Cabinet bid.

Some Democratic lawmakers objected to Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s efforts to influence the search for a chancellor for the Virginia Community College System, accusing him of strong-arming and politicizing the process.

Local officials expect an influx of patients from states with trigger laws that went into effect after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

Maryland’s new laws include the repeal of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights, along with new rules for when police may use force.

The Republican governor also plans to headline a Nebraska GOP event, and has begun speaking more often about the needs of “Americans,” not just “Virginians."

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