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Virginia Localities Seek Lawsuits Against Big Pharma For Opioid Epidemic

Alexandria and Dickenson County seek lawsuits against big pharma for their role in America's opioid epidemic, President Trump weighs in.

Feds Raid Hopewell AdvanSix, Previously Cited For Air Pollution Violations

On Tuesday, federal authorities from environmental agencies raided AdvanSix in Hopewell after an alleged "regulatory issue."
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“New California” Battling “Ungovernable” Leftists To Become 51st State

"New California is a new state in development exercising it’s Constitutional Right to form from the State of California," according to one of its founders.
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Overcrowded Fox Elementary Means Street Trailers In Richmond’s Fan District

After an "administrative error" by the Richmond School Board, overcrowding at Fox Elementary School leads to trailers in the street in the Fan District.

Northam Willing To Bet On Casino Gaming

Northam broke the tie in the State Senate in 2017 to consider poker as charitable gaming. Now casinos are hoping he will do the same for Colonial Downs.

Bill Aimed To Lower Prescription Costs Heads To Governor

Legislation aimed at lowering prescription costs and providing better healthcare transparency is now heading to desk of Governor Ralph Northam.

Taylor Asks POTUS To Expand Pell Grants To Vocational Training

In a letter sent to President Trump by Republican Congressman Scott Taylor (VA-2), Pell Grants should be used to, "Invest in the American people."

Comstock Works To Secure $25 Million Grant For Loudoun County Transit

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock works hard to secure a $25 million federal TIGER grant for Loudoun County transportation infrastructure.

Speaker Cox Calls For Special Session After Budget Breakdown

Speaker of the House Kirk Cox has called for a special session to solve the Medicaid expansion impasse that has led to the breakdown of budget negotiations.

Speaker Cox Announces Select Committee On School Safety

In light of the recent tragedies in the U.S., House Speaker Kirk Cox announces the Select Committee on School Safety to embolden student security.