If you’ve ever sat in your car for hours in a backup on Interstate 95 near Washington, you may have found yourself thinking, "This is the worst!"
A new study proves you were right on point.
The Texas Transportation Institute's "Urban Mobility Report," released Tuesday, rates the
Augustine Carter spent six years working to get a Virginia identification card so she could vote. Carter had no birth certificate; the only evidence she had of her birth was a certificate of baptism.
"I went to get my state ID renewed, and I carried this church document, and I was turned down completely.
Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, and Sen. Emmett Hanger Jr., R-Mount Solon, are friends. And they'll remain friends, Deeds says, even if a controversial measure Hanger voted for costs Deeds his seat in the Virginia Senate.
Deeds is the odd man out of the redistricting measure passed on Monday by Senate Republicans.
Students receiving degrees from Virginia's public colleges and universities may struggle to find employment, after a House subcommittee killed legislation that would have given small businesses a $2,500 tax credit for hiring such graduates.
House Bill 1301 was introduced by Del. Charniele Herring
Newly-inaugurated state Del. Rob Krupicka of Alexandria hit the ground running at the new legislative session this week, proposing legislation for Virginians suffering from Crohn’s disease or similar medical conditions.
House Bill 1375, sponsored by Krupicka, is called the Restroom Access Act, and would allow those suffering from
Gov. Bob McDonnell and other key Republicans, as well as Democratic legislators, say they are disappointed that a House subcommittee on Monday killed proposals to automatically restore the voting rights of nonviolent felons who have served their prison sentences.
“I am very disappointed in today’s vote against
Virginia Democrats slammed state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday for refusing to support reauthorization of the federal Violence Against Women Act.
In a telephone press conference, Delegate Jennifer McClellan of Richmond and Arlington Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos criticized Cuccinelli
"That's a constant worry on our minds all the time. Constant. What's going to happen to Justin when we're gone?" asked Brenda Palmore.
While most parents of high school graduates celebrate the end of the school year, the atmosphere in the Palmore home is more subdued. Brenda’s 22-year-old son will leave public school