Andrew Wheeler, Gov. Glenn Youngkin's lightning rod Cabinet nominee, told state senators Tuesday that he is qualified to find the money to help Virginia fight climate change in a bipartisan manner, and blamed the press for not accurately reporting his record while he was head of the U.S. Env…
Facing opposition from commonwealth's attorneys to his request for broad new power to prosecute cases in circuit courts, new GOP Attorney General Jason Miyares is scaling back his proposal.
Students said the trip is inspiring them.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin has proposed more than $3.5 billion in amendments to the $158 billion two-year budget left by his predecessor, Gov. Ralph Northam, but doesn't say where he would find the money to pay for his priorities.
Richmond Public Schools and six other Virginia school districts sued Gov. Glenn Youngkin in Arlington County Monday in an effort to block his executive order to make masks in schools optional. The governor's order went into effect Monday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s new Republican attorney general has fired lawyers for two large public universities, his office said, marking more significant changes by Jason Miyares while ascending to his new job.
Del. Wren Williams, R-Patrick, filed a bill that would make it a misdemeanor crime for those who teach critical race theory and other such concepts.
“It's taken away our option," said Vinton Mayor Brad Grose.
RICHMOND — Corporate interests with business before the state government cut hefty checks to Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s campaign committee after his victory in November through the end of December, according to finance reports filed this week.
An intraparty race is now on in the 9th Congressional District.
The Virginia legislature's only medical doctor supported a bill on Thursday aimed at encouraging health care providers to be allowed to prescribe drugs to treat COVID-19 that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for that purpose.
A state Senate committee moved the bill on with a 14-2 vote.
As Gov. Glenn Youngkin named Angela Sailor to the post, Youngkin also issued an executive order to refocus the office.
The Virginia State Conference NAACP said it has "grave concerns" about Gov. Glenn Youngkin's choice of a former coal lobbyist for Virginia natural resources secretary.
A group of Chesapeake parents filed a lawsuit against Gov. Glenn Youngkin Tuesday, arguing that an executive order that scrapped the statewide school mask mandate, and gave parents an opt-out from local mandates, thwarts state law.
Partisan debate unfolded Tuesday in the state Senate over Attorney General Jason Miyares' firing of 30 staffers in the office after a Democratic senator said the short notice was unprofessional and caused confusion.
The downtown museum could become a state entity if the General Assembly passes a bill filed by Sen. John Edwards.
New Gov. Glenn Youngkin addressed the Virginia General Assembly for the first time Monday, pitching his legislative priorities as solutions to “kitchen-table” issues Virginians face.
The family of Adam Oakes, a VCU student who died after a fraternity party last year, supports two bills to prevent hazing and toughen the punishments.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin backed off his pledge to try to remove Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative through “executive action,” saying in his executive order Saturday that he wants a state regulatory board to do it.
Virginia’s gradual increase of the state's minimum wage - which Democrats set in motion in 2020 - will move ahead despite GOP efforts to thwart it.
The new finance secretary under Gov. Glenn Youngkin will continue to get advice from his predecessor as the new administration prepares to push an aggressive plan of tax cuts as part of the governor's "day one agenda."
Gov. Glenn Youngkin says he will "consider all options" to preserve an opt-out for parents from local school mask mandates amid push back from some school districts and some Democrats who say state law requires Virginia to follow federal guidance that recommends masks in schools.
Today we gather, not as individuals, nor as Republicans or Democrats but as Virginians.
The key to the Executive Mansion wasn’t quite what Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin expected.