Lynchburg City schools consider giving employees a ‘living wage’

Virginia’s Republican-controlled General Assembly may have blocked multiple attempts to raise Virginia’s low minimum wage, but increasingly, companies, localities, and academic institutions...

Metro shutdown begins Saturday May 25

While Virginians should plan ahead to avoid this weekend’s holiday traffic, Virginia and D.C. area subway riders should also prepare to face...

Democrat Don Scott running to represent Portsmouth in House of Delegates

Don Scott, a Democrat, local attorney and former naval officer, is one step closer to being the next Delegate for the 80th House District in Virginia. Scott was the only person to file for candidacy in the Portsmouth area district and is running...

Nearly 2 million Virginians expected to travel for Memorial Day

Do you have big plans for Memorial Day weekend? If so, you’re not alone. AAA predicts that nearly 2 million Virginians are...

Dogwood Daily: Transgender military ban in Virginia

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood Daily. We’ve got a round-up of all the Virginia news that’s been happening coming right up. And...

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Democrat Don Scott running to represent Portsmouth in House of Delegates

Don Scott, a Democrat, local attorney and former naval officer, is one step closer to being the next Delegate for the 80th House District in Virginia. Scott was...

Lynchburg City schools consider giving employees a ‘living wage’

Virginia’s Republican-controlled General Assembly may have blocked multiple attempts to raise Virginia’s low minimum wage, but increasingly, companies, localities, and academic institutions are taking matters into their own hands and raising employees’...

Metro shutdown begins Saturday May 25

While Virginians should plan ahead to avoid this weekend’s holiday traffic, Virginia and D.C. area subway riders should also prepare to face difficult commutes when the longest shutdown in Metro history begins...

Nearly 2 million Virginians expected to travel for Memorial Day

Do you have big plans for Memorial Day weekend? If so, you’re not alone. AAA predicts that nearly 2 million Virginians are expected to travel at least 50 miles between Thursday and...
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Danica Roem’s opponent called marriage equality “morally repugnant” and compared it to slavery

In 2017, Del. Danica Roem (D-Prince William) defeated transphobic incumbent Bob Marshall and became the nation’s first openly transgender state legislator. This year, she’s preparing for another battle against a similarly transphobic...

Rep. Don Beyer calls for impeachment proceedings against Trump

As the drumbeat for impeachment proceedings against President Trump continues to grow, Democratic Rep. Don Beyer became the first member of Virginia’s congressional delegation to join the chorus. On Tuesday evening, Beyer...

Virginia isn’t for all lovers: LGBTQ residents still lack housing protections

Ashley Broadway-Mack is a landlord's dream tenant. She’s a mom, the wife of a soldier, an active participant in her community and she always pays the rent on time. She's just trying...

Trump expected to pick former Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli for top immigration job

President Trump is expected to select former Virginia Attorney General and immigration hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to spearhead his administration’s immigration policies, according to a new report in the New York Times.

Industry group forms to push for cannabis commercialization

As public support for the decriminalization and legalization of cannabis grows in Virginia and across the country, an industry group has been created to advance the commercialization of cannabis in the Commonwealth.

Del. Charniele Herring launches PAC, considering run for Attorney General

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria) announced on Saturday that she is launching a PAC to help Democrats win control of the General Assembly in this year's elections. Herring appeared...