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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will introduce legislation next month to raise the age limit for people to purchase tobacco products and vaping devices from 18 to 21, but it will have exemptions for those who serve in the military.
400 years to the day after George Yeardley arrived in the British colony of Virginia to assume the governorship, the House of Delegates released its ambitious, multi-year project to record and share biographical sketches and legislative information on the men and women who have served as Burgesses or Delegates since 1619.
D.J. Jordan, the Republican candidate for the 31st House of Delegates District, will face Delegate Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) at the ballot box in November.
Speaking in defense of the embattled governor, State Senator Dave Marsden said he still does not see Ralph Northam as a liability after his support of a highly controversial late-term abortion bill, subsequent "infanticide" comments, and the release of racist photos from his past.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is scheduled to make appearances all over Virginia next week as the Commonwealth becomes a 2020 battleground state.
During a Wednesday Senate hearing, Attorney General William Barr explained that the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled, and that “spying on a political campaign is a big deal.”
The Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME shows that right-to-work laws are not inherently union busting, but create an atmosphere wherein a union does not have to exist when workers are given freedom of choice.
The first push in flipping the Commonwealth red is the upcoming 2019 elections, with all 140 seats in the General Assembly on the ballot in November.
Eastern Virginia Medical School and McGuireWoods teamed up to unearth the origin of the scandal that rocked in Commonwealth the February 2019.