Gavin Grimm gifted college scholarship

The transgender student who reshaped the national debate on school bathroom policies received a generous scholarship from another notable figure in the...

Nearly 200 Virginia Tech freshmen to live at a Holiday Inn Express

If you’re attending Virginia Tech University as a freshman in the fall, you might live at a Holiday Inn.

NextGen America and Emily’s List fighting to flip Virginia blue

NextGen America will spend $1 million to register at least 12,000 millennial voters in Virginia as part of its push to flip control of the General Assembly to Democrats in November. The Washington Post reports that NextGen, founded by liberal billionaire Tom Steyer, will...

How the “mother of states” treats women

Women make up 51% of the population in Virginia, but only 26.4% of the General Assembly. With that disparity in mind, we decided to take a look at how the laws passed (or not passed) by a predominantly-male, Republican-led General Assembly have affected women in Virginia.

Dogwood Daily: Richmond mayor pushes to ban guns in city buildings

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood Daily. We’ve got a round-up of all of today's Virginia news coming right up. And if you're...

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NextGen America and Emily’s List fighting to flip Virginia blue

NextGen America will spend $1 million to register at least 12,000 millennial voters in Virginia as part of its push to flip control of the General Assembly to Democrats in November.

Nearly 200 Virginia Tech freshmen to live at a Holiday Inn Express

If you’re attending Virginia Tech University as a freshman in the fall, you might live at a Holiday Inn. The university has agreed “in principle” to lease out the...
LGBTQ Activist Gavin Grimm pictured at a pride parade

Gavin Grimm gifted college scholarship

The transgender student who reshaped the national debate on school bathroom policies received a generous scholarship from another notable figure in the LGBTQ activist community last week. Gavin Grimm,...
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Watch: Virginia primary highlights

Virginia voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide the Democratic or Republican nominees in 16 state Senate races and 19 House of Delegates races. The night saw a handful of surprise victories in...

Nearly 250,000 children in Virginia face food insecurity

There are 247,470 children in Virginia who face food insecurity, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Map the Meal Gap 2019 report. The USDA defines food insecurity...

Virginia “work requirements” for Medicaid threaten thousands of enrollees

Twenty-one thousand, six hundred low-income Virginians will lose their health insurance when the state implements a Republican-backed rule mandating that Medicaid enrollees must either be employed or prove that they are trying...

Dogwood Dogs of the Week: Lizzie and Slinky

Welcome to the first edition of our Dogwood Dog(s) of the Week, an ongoing series where we will highlight one or more amazing, adoptable dogs from across the state and do our...

How the “mother of states” treats women

Women make up 51% of the population in Virginia, but only 26.4% of the General Assembly. With that disparity in mind, we decided to take a look at how the laws passed (or not passed) by a predominantly-male, Republican-led General Assembly have affected women in Virginia.

Things to do in Virginia: 6/22 – 6/29

Looking for something to do this week or a way to get involved in your community? We've got you covered. From Pride events to cultural festivals and debate watch parties, our weekly...

President Trump accused of sexual assault by writer E. Jean Carroll

Writer and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll became the latest woman to accuse President Donald Trump of assault, telling New York magazine that Trump allegedly assaulted her in a dressing room of...