We all know Virginia is known for its beautiful countryside. What better way to experience it up close than by spending some time picking your own strawberries at one of the commonwealth’s many u-pick farms.
By Delegate Schuyler VanValkenburg Hardworking families deserve a legislature that will listen to and prioritize them, not corporate special interests. I’ve been hearing from our community – my coworkers, friends, family, and constituents – and the feedback is clear: Virginians are struggling with the price of prescription medicine, and legislators have a responsibility to do...
In this feature, we aim to highlight the frequency with which officials around Virginia are resisting public access to records on issues large and small — and note instances when the release of information under FOIA gave the public insight into how government bodies are operating.
As abortion access continues to dwindle in the South, its future in Virginia is set to loom large in this fall’s legislative elections. But this summer, before the parties duke it out for control of the statehouse, abortion rights advocates are eyeing a key primary that will pit Lashrecse Aird against the last anti-abortion-rights Democrat in Virginia.
Here at Dogwood, we’ve been celebrating teachers all week. As Teacher Appreciation Week draws to a close, here’s what some candidates for Virginia’s local school boards have to say about, well, appreciating teachers.