Stories tagged: "Governor Glenn Youngkin"


Students at McLean High School in McLean, Va., walk out of classes Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022.  Student activists held school walkouts across Virginia on Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposed changes to the state's guidance on district policies for transgender students that would roll back some accommodations.  (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
Virginia Students Protest Youngkin Transgender Policies

Student activists held school walkouts across Virginia on Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposed changes to the state's guidance on transgender student policies, revisions that would roll back some accommodations.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin gestures as he talks with employees during opening ceremonies for the new offices of Empower AI Wednesday July 20, 2022, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Where in the World is Glenn Youngkin? Not in Virginia!

Lately, it seems like Gov. Youngkin has been everywhere BUT Virginia, as he has a busy out-of-state travel schedule booked over the next few months.  Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin hasn’t even been in office for a year, but he’s already on the road helping his fellow Republicans campaign in other states. His upcoming fall travel...

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth address before a joint session of the Virginia General Assembly in the House chambers at the Capitol  Monday Jan. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Gov. Youngkin’s Office Not Being As Transparent As It Should Be

It appears Virginia’s top state officials are blocking inquiries into who made Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and other public records requests, including how they were handled, and how many were received.

This is a display of Russian Standard Vodka in a Total Wine and More store in University Park, Fla., on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
From Booze to Backlash: Virginia Calls For Its Own Russian Sanctions

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Gov. Glenn Youngkin has called for a series of "decisive actions" against the country.

People gather in a shelter during Russian shelling, in Mariupol, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with airstrikes or shelling, as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
‘Senseless, Unprovoked Attack Undermines Democracy Worldwide:’ Virginia’s Leaders Condemn Russian Invasion of Ukraine

A bipartisan group of Virginia's lawmakers reacted strongly to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, calling for sanctions and consequences against the Kremlin.