FILE - Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra speaks during a news conference June 28, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Is The Affordable Care Act Nondiscriminatory? A Proposed Change Would Ensure That!

Section 1557 of the ACA would prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability in certain health programs and activities.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., speaks before President Joe Biden speaks about prescription drug costs at the Daniel Technology Center of Germanna Community College – Culpeper Campus, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, in Culpeper, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Spanberger’s TRUST in Congress Act to Move Forward

If passed, Spanberger’s Transparent Representation Upholding Service and Trust in Congress (TRUST) Act which was first introduced in 2021 would give lawmakers, spouses, and staffers a choice. They could either put their assets in a blind trust or sell them.

FILE - Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill July 21, 2022, in Washington. A bipartisan group of senators is pushing compromise legislation to restore abortion access in the wake of the June Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The legislation introduced by two Republicans and two Democrats on Aug. 1, is not expected to pass or even get a vote.(AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib, File)
Sen. Tim Kaine Introduces Bipartisan Reproductive Rights Legislation

“Every person in this country, no matter what zip code they live in, should have a basic federal guarantee about contraception and the availability of abortion services,” the senator said.

Contributed photo, with Dr. Jill Cottel in the center
Free Virtual Urgent Care Now Available Throughout The Commonwealth

The introduction of the Lackey Virtual Urgent Care option eliminated many barriers to accessing healthcare, by offering free care and taking away the need for transportation to get to a visit.

A parent shops for school supplies deals at a Target store, Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in North Miami, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
Virginia’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday is Almost Here

Amid rising inflation costs, the annual sales tax holiday is here to help Virginia’s consumers save money on a variety of items, including emergency supplies and back-to-school needs.

Rep. Bob Good, R-Va., speaks during a House Committee on the Budget hearing on the Presidents fiscal year 2023 budget, Tuesday, March 29, 2022, in Washington. (Rod Lamkey/Pool Photo via AP)
Rep. Bob Good Wants Cameras In Classrooms

GOP Rep. Bob Good suggested that there should be cameras in public school classrooms for "accountability" purposes, even though critical race theory isn't taught in Virginia schools.

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Five Great Outdoor Summer Destinations in Virginia

More than 30 National Park Service stops are in Virginia. It was so hard to choose some of our favorites, but we’ve narrowed it down to our top five for summertime! 

Students Return To Class, But Will Teachers?

A 2021-22 survey by the American Federation of Teachers reported the lowest job satisfaction ratings for paraprofessionals and school-related personnel ever recorded.