Earlier this week we wrote about how two legislators from some of the most affluent parts of Virginia want to do away with the coal tax credit…
Virus roundup: The Biden administration launched its new level-with-America health briefings with a projection that as many as 90,000 more in the U.S. will die from the coronavirus in the next four weeks.
In attempting to stave off the worst effects of climate change, President Biden is aiming to cut oil, gas and coal emissions and double energy production from offshore wind turbines through executive orders.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism bulletin warning of the potential for violence from people motivated by anti-government sentiment after President Joe Biden's election.
Botetourt County Board of Supervisors member Mac Scothorn is the board’s new chairman. His name was incorrect in an article published Wednesday.
The leaders of the General Assembly finance committees are laying the groundwork now for a hard look at Virginia tax policy — particularly how the state taxes income — for possible action as early as next year after election of a new governor and House of Delegates.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fulfilling a campaign promise, President Joe Biden plans to reopen the HealthCare.gov insurance markets for a special sign-up opportunity geared to people needing coverage in the coronavirus pandemic.
Virginia Democrats are feeling pretty darned good about themselves right now.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after not feeling well and later sent home after tests, a spokesman said, hours after the 80-year-old Democrat began presiding over the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — All but five Senate Republicans voted in favor of an effort to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial on Tuesday, making clear a conviction of the former president for “incitement of insurrection” after the deadly Capitol siege on Jan. 6 is unlikely.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered the Department of Justice to end its reliance on private prisons and acknowledge the central role government has played in implementing discriminatory housing policies.
Answering growing frustration over vaccine shortages, President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that the U.S. is surging deliveries to hard-pressed states over the next three weeks and expects to provide enough doses to vaccinate 300 million Americans by the end of the summer or early fall.
The county will advertise a public hearing about the landmark's fate before making a final decision.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's official death toll in the coronavirus pandemic passed 100,000 on Tuesday, a dreaded milestone reached as the government considered imposing hotel quarantines on international travelers to stop new virus variants reaching the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee the Commerce Department took a tough line on China in her confirmation hearing Tuesday, though she stopped short of singling out which Chinese companies should remain on a list that limits their access to advanced U.S. technology.
The battle over Virginia’s obligation to fully fund the costs of public education has resumed in the General Assembly with the same price tag but a new intensity because of the potentially devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on public schools.
A signature campaign proposal from Gov. Ralph Northam to make community college free for students pursuing degrees in high-demand fields is moving ahead in the legislature.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1.5 million shots on an average per day.
The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors approved a plan for a 2,700-acre solar farm on a patchwork of private properties, many of them family farms. Chicago-based Hecate Energy will lease the land on a per-acre basis for up to 35 years and could generate enough electricity to power 57,000 homes.
MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says the flow of COVID-19 vaccines has been stagnant and the state needs more to meet the increasing de…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation’s 78th treasury secretary, making her the first woman to hold the job in the department's 232-year history.