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Richmond restaurants eat up awards at 2017 Elbys
Feb 21,2017

Women in beaded dresses and feathered headbands sipped Buskey cider alongside men in suits and the occasional top hat. While one might think they’ve stepped into Prohibition-era

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Assembly OKs amendment to help surviving spouses of disabled vets
Feb 19,2017

A constitutional amendment to expand a tax exemption for surviving spouses of disabled veterans has passed unanimously in the House and Senate.


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Environmentalists disappointed by House's coal ash bill
Feb 19,2017

A bill approved by the House on Friday would require Dominion Virginia Power to study whether its controversial coal ash ponds might pollute the water, but environmentalists say

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Low-key turnout in Richmond for Strike4Democracy
Feb 19,2017

In a second straight day of national protests, Strike4Democracy, a coalition of activist groups, organized General Strike Day, a series of more than 100 demonstrations


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McAuliffe seeks funding for mental health screenings in jails
Feb 19,2017

Gov. Terry McAuliffe urged Virginia legislators on Friday to include in the state budget funding to conduct mental health screenings in jails and to hire investigators to examine suspicious jail deaths.

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ICE agents arrest men leaving Alexandria church shelter
Feb 17,2017

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is asking the head of the Department of Homeland Security whether immigration agents are improperly targeting places of worship to question and detain people who may be in the country

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Bill lets women get 1 year of birth control pills
Feb 17,2017

The Virginia Senate on Thursday passed legislation allowing pharmacists to provide women a full year of birth control pills at once if prescribed by a doctor.

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Over Democrats' objections, Senate OKs 'religious freedom' bill
Feb 17,2017

Democratic officials and the American Civil Liberties Union blasted Republican senators after they passed a “religious freedom” bill that would protect people who refuse to marry same-gender couples.




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