Trump Doesn’t Think D.C. Metro Area a ‘Priority’ For Coronavirus Testing Yet

Northam, along with leaders from Maryland and D.C., wrote the president to ask for priority testing in the area Gov. Ralph Northam, with elected officials from D.C and...

Virginia Governor Shuts Down Gatherings With Over 100 People

The announcement came with the first death from novel coronavirus reported in the Commonwealth RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam on Sunday banned all public gatherings of more...

Some Virginia Schools Can’t Decide When to Close For Coronavirus

Richmond public schools close for two weeks starting Monday, but some northern Virginia school systems remain open as others shut down. FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Virginia's...

Updated: All the Virginia Schools and Universities Closed For Coronavirus

Gov. Ralph Northam ordered all K-12 schools to close from March 16 to 27th "at a minimum." UPDATE -- Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday ordered all K-12 school...

Virginia Minimum Wage Could More Than Double by 2026

Legislation awaiting the governor's signature would move Virginia from one of the lowest minimum wages in the country to one of the highest. The minimum wage in Virginia...

From Going Nowhere To Becoming Law: How Virginia Made History On Guns

Less than one year after the Virginia Beach mass shooting, Virginia passes a comprehensive package of gun safety legislation.

How This Virginia School System Is Getting Ready For Coronavirus

Alexandria City Public Schools explains how they are preparing for a potential coronavirus outbreak.

Virginia Just Became the Fourth State to Ban Hair Discrimination

Virginia has officially banned discrimination based on someone's hair type or style. Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation on March 4 banning discrimination based on traits that are “typically associated with race,” like...

We Followed One Undecided Virginia Voter on Super Tuesday. Here’s What Happened.

The Democratic presidential contest has had no shortage of candidates. Today, Virginians like Erica Sweets are finally picking who they back. It's Super Tuesday in Virginia, one of...
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What Collective Bargaining Would Mean For Virginia’s Public Sector Employees

The Commonwealth is one of only three states that don't allow collective bargaining for public sector employees. Public sector employees in Virginia could soon gain collective bargaining rights....