Sen. Kaine visits border patrol stations and migrant shelters

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.) toured border patrol stations in El Paso and Clint, Texas on Friday, where he spoke to detained families who fled violence and saw conditions that he said...

Gov. Northam announces $2.2 million to combat homelessness

Legislators and non-profits focused on solving the state’s housing problem got a boost today from Gov. Ralph Northam, who announced $2.2 million in funding to assist 30 permanent supportive housing and rapid...

Virginia’s Black Caucus adds four new members after historic election

The group hopes their expanded ranks can lead to action on criminal justice reform, increased funding for schools African Americans have been historically underrepresented in Virginia’s legislature, but...
Min Wage Comparison Graphic - VA lower than 20 other states

These hospitals are giving their employees relief from Virginia’s dismal minimum wage

The lowest-paid employees will eventually make more than twice Virginia's $7.25 per hour minimum wage.
Photo of a black drone quadcopter

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a drone delivering an overdose-rescue drug?

Getting medicine to victims of the opioid epidemic in Virginia is not a problem of drug availability, it's a race against time. That's why Dr. Joseph Ornato and engineering students at Virginia...

Virginia construction companies can’t find enough workers

More than 80% of Virginia construction companies are having difficulty filling hourly craft positions, according to a survey by the Associated General Contractors of America and Autodesk. The...

Students Are Returning to Liberty University Despite Global Pandemic

Over 1,000 Liberty University students have returned to the Lynchburg campus RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials in Lynchburg, Virginia, were fielding complaints Tuesday about the hundreds of students...

What state Sen. Glen Sturtevant’s ‘no’ vote on Medicaid means

Back in 2015, then state Senate candidate Glen Sturtevant opposed Medicaid expansion, calling it a “non-starter.”  Sturtevant won his race but his opposition to Medicaid expansion is out of...
Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David (center) poses for a photo with Virginia House and Senate candidates during an Aug. 15 press event in Richmond.

Human Rights Campaign endorsements jolt prospects for equal rights in Virginia

The nation's largest LGBTQ advocacy group is making a "six-figure" investment into the 2019 Virginia General Assembly elections and endorsing a record number of state Senate and House candidates.

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...