Law and Policy


Virginia lawmakers will consider banning the death penalty this year.
Virginia’s Racist History With the Death Penalty Could Finally End

RICHMOND - Virginia's General Assembly could ban the death penalty this year.

Police Investigate Potential Threat
Commonwealth’s Attorney Calls Police Shooting of 79-Year-Old Suicidal Man ‘Reasonable’

MANASSAS-Prince William County police officers did the right thing when they shot a suicidal man.

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Trump Signs COVID-19 Relief Bill, Despite Previous Threats.

WASHINGTON D.C. — President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Sunday.

Don't Use Your Phone While Driving
It’s About to Be Illegal to Hold a Phone While Driving in Virginia

RICHMOND – Sending just one quick text from your phone won’t hurt, right?

Evictions Set To Explode in Virginia
The Eviction Freeze is Ending. What Happens Next for Virginia Residents?

RICHMOND- Since the end of Virginia's original eviction freeze in June, 14,698 families have lost their homes.

Why Are Town Officials and Residents Trying to Remove a New Mayor?
Why Are Residents Trying to Get Pound’s Mayor Thrown Out?

POUND- Back in May, Stacy Carson won in the type of election that people tell folktales about.

State Case Goes To Court
DeSteph’s Lawsuit Switches to Federal Court

RICHMOND-Will Virginia’s General Assembly be open to the public next month?