Over the strong objections of Sen. Joe Morrissey, D-Richmond, his colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday morning to certify embattled Chesterfield County General District Court Judge Pamela O'Berry for reappointment to the bench.
Virginia collected slightly more tax revenue in the past 11 months than it did in either of the previous two years, despite a public health emergency that has devastated parts of the state economy that can’t fully reopen because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Virginia Senate censured Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, on Wednesday for "conduct unbecoming" of a senator, citing a history of public clashes that began with her berating a Virginia Capitol Police officer over a parking spot two years ago and culminated with her support for political rallies that preceded an assault on the U.S. Capitol three weeks ago that left five dead.
Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, found little mercy from her own party leader, but gained an extra day to stave off a possible censure for her conduct as a state senator — and not just for her support of political rallies in Washington that preceded the assault on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump.
A Virginia Senate committee voted along party lines on Tuesday to back the censure of Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, for allegedly supporting an insurrection by supporters of President Donald Trump in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol while Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory.
Sen. Ben Chafin, R-Russell, died Jan. 1 from complications of COVID-19.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has a busy agenda with one year left in office.
The two Roanoke Valley congressmen and a third from the Lynchburg area who cast doubt on the validity of the presidential election results had to hide with others when Trump supporters descended upon the House chamber Wednesday.
Virginia legislative leaders have selected 62 finalists for the eight citizen spots on Virginia’s new redistricting commission, with Democrats’ picks coming from mostly population centers and GOP choices chiefly from rural areas.
A lawyer and cattle farmer, Ben Chafin had served in the House of Delegates briefly before winning election to the state Senate.
Senate Clerk Susan Clarke Schaar hopes the General Assembly learned the value of a "procedural resolution" after failing to adopt one at the beginning of a special session that began in mid-August and extended beyond Election Day.
Sen. Amanda Chase, a Republican candidate for governor, says Virginia’s Democratic Party hates white people and that the party is seeking the Richmond voter registrar’s ouster because she is white.
Republican leaders in the General Assembly said they will not give their support to allow Democrats to extend the January regular session from 30 to 46 days, after the lengthy special session this year.
The resignation of the retired four-star general who had led VMI for 17 years brought an abrupt end to a push for change that had been building since the late spring.
The Democratic-controlled Senate Labor and Commerce Committee voted 14-1 to kill House Bill 5116, the final paid sick leave bill that was still moving through the General Assembly.
As the General Assembly neared the end of its regular session earlier this year, Sen. Scott Surovell called the effort to enact criminal justi…
Democratic legislators have secured a majority of representation on the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, replacing Republica…
The Virginia House of Delegates will reconvene outdoors on the grounds of the state Capitol complex for the annual veto session on April 22, according to the office of House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn.
Virginia’s peak day for new COVID-19 cases could take place in mid-August, and may yield a higher number of positive cases than previously anticipated, according to new modeling from researchers at the University of Virginia made public Monday.
Virginia has experienced nearly 100 coronavirus outbreaks, the majority of them in long-term care facilities, according to new data from the state health department.
A Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles employee in the headquarters office died April 7 from COVID-19, the agency said Monday in response to an inquiry from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Gov. Ralph Northam is protecting a $130 million budget increase in state and federal Medicaid funds to boost rates for organizations providing personal care and other services to elderly and disabled Virginians in communities across the state.
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Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney has stripped raises, vacant positions and plans for new jobs from the city’s spending plan to address a $38.5 million hole anticipated in next year’s budget.
As of Friday, seven inmates at the Central Virginia Correctional Unit #13 who tested positive for COVID-19 had worked at a cafe in the Virginia Department of Corrections headquarters building.