Del. Tim Hugo’s connections to Turbo Tax and H&R Block under scrutiny

In the middle of a tough campaign to hold onto his seat, Virginia Republican Del. Tim Hugo’s (R-40)...

Read Sen. Amanda Chase’s most provocative comments against LGBTQ people, equal rights, and Toni Morrison

Locked in a tough reelection bid, state Sen. Amanda Chase has spent much of her 2019 campaign defending incendiary, often right-of-right comments...

Why this delegate skipped dozens of votes to hang in Cocoa Beach

In a state where one vote is often all that separates a bill from becoming law or fading away, majority control matters, even when the controlling party's advantage is razor-thin. In the Virginia House of Delegates, Republicans hold a 51-48 edge with one vacancy....

The Dogwood’s Voter Guide

On Nov. 5, 2019, Virginians will head to the polls to decide who controls the General Assembly. Who...

Dogwood Daily: Attorney General says Norfolk can move Confederate monument

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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Why this delegate skipped dozens of votes to hang in Cocoa Beach

In a state where one vote is often all that separates a bill from becoming law or fading away, majority control matters, even when the controlling party's advantage is razor-thin.

Del. Tim Hugo’s connections to Turbo Tax and H&R Block under scrutiny

In the middle of a tough campaign to hold onto his seat, Virginia Republican Del. Tim Hugo’s (R-40) connections to Turbo Tax and H&R Block are coming under...

Read Sen. Amanda Chase’s most provocative comments against LGBTQ people, equal rights, and Toni...

Locked in a tough reelection bid, state Sen. Amanda Chase has spent much of her 2019 campaign defending incendiary, often right-of-right comments from past and present. In one of...

Virginia sheriffs on the ballot

It might not be the job that gets the most attention on a ballot, but local elected sheriffs can wield a significant amount of power in Virginia. Their decisions affect how law...

Dogwood Dog of the Week: Barrett

It's time for our latest edition of the Dogwood Dog of the Week. This week, we we would like to introduce you to our adorable pal Barrett over at the Fredericksburg SPCA.
Pier with small house on the water at sunset

Chesapeake Bay education program forced to shut down program due to rising sea levels

After 40 years, Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Fox Island Education Program announced that it would no longer be hosting its annual education events after this fall. The reason? Rising sea levels. 

Virginian of the Week: Erin Chance

Welcome to the latest edition of our Virginian of the Week series. This week, we interviewed Erin Chance, a Richmond-based tattoo artist and business owner. Her work can be found on her Instagram, Facebook...

Things to do in Virginia: 10/18 – 10/24

Grab your Pumpkin Spice Lattes and let's all go leaf-peeping. Here's what's happening this week: Richmond / Central Virginia Ascend and Lead: A Women’s...

With another shutdown on the horizon, Virginia Congresspeople look to safeguard state

The clouds of a government shutdown are once again rolling over Washington this fall, an ominous sign for Virginia. A 2019 study from the personal finance website Wallet Hub...

Virginia Board of Education seeks nearly $1 billion in new K-12 funding

The governing body for K-12 education in Virginia will review a proposal on Thursday to spend an additional $950 million on the state's public schools. The money is tied...