Catholic Advocacy Day, when members of the Virginia Catholic Conference voice their concerns on 2012 legislation, is scheduled to take place Thursday in downtown Richmond.
Advocates will speak to Virginia legislators about such issues as the death penalty, religious freedom, health care and education
Virginia officials want a bigger cut when barbers, hair stylists and other beauty-services professionals get their state licenses.
The Virginia Board for Barbers and Cosmetology has proposed more than doubling the licensing fees for individuals and facilities it regulates.
Barbers, cosmetologists and nail technicians now pay $55
Now that the governor has approved the General Assembly's redistricting plans, the State Board of Elections must find millions of dollars to implement the new maps.
"They split over 500 precincts, and we have to equip them," said Charles Judd, chairman of the State Board of Elections.
Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA.) is encouraging citizens to provide aid for victims of the recent tornadoes, given that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has declined Virginia’s request for disaster assistance.
On Dec. 1, 2009, bars and restaurants across Virginia were ordered to put out their cigarettes or renovate their buildings to accommodate non-smokers.
A year and a half later, how effective is the ban?
Under the smoking ban, no establishment that sells food can allow smoking, unless it has a separate smoking area
With electronic communication becoming an essential need in both the personal and business worlds, it’s no surprise why the GEICO Caveman advertisement of a Neanderthal using technology in a modern setting became so popular.
Cell phones are king in electronic and digital communication. Like businesses, government agencies – including colleges and universities
The Virginia Board of Social Services has rejected a proposed regulation that would have prohibited faith-based adoption agencies from discriminating against prospective parents based on their sexual orientation.
The board on Wednesday removed that provision from its revised Standards for Licensed Private Child Placing Agencies.
Gov. Bob McDonnell has announced a salary bonus plan to help attract and retain teachers at low-performing, hard-to-staff schools.
The schools in Alexandria which qualify are Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary, Francis Hammond Middle, George Mason Elementary, James K. Polk Elementary, Mount Vernon Elementary, T.C. Williams High