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Sen. Amanda Chase Has Said Some Really Wild Things. Now She Wants To Be...

The state senator has attracted attention in the past for her commentary on rape, homosexuality, and Capitol personnel. State Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Chesterfield), known for making outlandish and...

Update: Where Virginia’s General Assembly Is on Guns, Abortion and Teacher Pay

Votes are still happening on key issues as the General Assembly session winds down. Virginia’s General Assembly session is starting to wind down, but the state legislature is...

What Virginia’s New LGBTQ Protections Really Do

The legislation passed by the General Assembly goes beyond anti-discrimination laws, banning conversion "therapy" and officially striking the defunct state ban on gay marriage. After years of delay,...

Clean Energy Bill Could Bring 13,000 New Jobs Per Year to Commonwealth

The measure could put Virginia's energy economy on par with states like California and Hawaii.

Super Tuesday Is Coming. Here’s What You Need to Know About the Virginia Primary.

The Commonwealth votes for their preferred presidential primary candidates in less than one month.

Will Virginia Run Wild With Slot Machines or Ban Cash Reward Games? That Could...

The General Assembly is debating proposals on the new, so-called skill games that have cropped up in convenience stores throughout the state.
Virginia state capitol

Guns, LGBTQ Rights and the ERA: The Big Changes Already Happening in Virginia

Democrats are making real progress on several campaign promises. UPDATED: February 10, 2020 There has been a flurry of activity since Democrats took over the...

Reality Check: Here’s What Democrats Are Actually Doing For Gun Safety in Virginia

Despite claims of "tyranny," the laws Virginia's state legislature are considering are now the norm in many other states.

Democrats Are Committed to Fair Redistricting But Differ on How Best to Handle it

There's a new approach on how to determine future districts fairly in the Commonwealth. Virginia Democrats have long maintained that Republicans gerrymandered the state’s districts in their favor...

What Happened at The Anti-Gun Safety Protest in Richmond

Protesters worried new laws in Virginia will lead to gun safety legislation throughout the country. Elle Meyers also contributed reporting. Thousands of protestors gathered in...