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Trump Infrastructure Plan Features Rural Broadband, Port of Virginia

The proposed $200 billion federal investment is seen as a financial catalyst for additional funds for infrastructure from localities and private investors.

UVA Ranked #1 AP Top 25 After Loss To Virginia Tech

After leaving the court on Saturday with their heads down, Monday's rankings release has everyone at UVA cheering after climbing to number one in AP Top 25.

Criminal Alien Gang Removal Act To Crackdown On MS-13

The Republican-led Criminal Alien Gang Removal Act (S.B. 2380) will help protect people from criminal gangs, especially the transnational MS-13 gang.

Richmond Voters Shocked As Democratic Mayor Pushes 11th Hour Tax Hike

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney is forcing a vote to finance $150 million of public debt through a $10 mil meals tax hike in a stealth vote this Monday.
speed cameras

Speed Cameras Proposed By Virginia Senator Fail Committee Vote

Senator Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) proposed a bill allowing localities to install speed cameras to enforcement speed limits, but failed in committee vote.

Virginia House GOP Introduces Metro Reform Plan Without Raising Taxes

House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox and other Republican leaders introduce a legislative plan to reform the Metro system without raising taxes.
higher education

House Republican Legislation Touts College Tuition Freeze

Republican-led House of Delegates is set to combat higher education costs for capping in-state tuition in Virginia after a 15-4 vote on Wednesday.

Redistricting Bill Against Gerrymandering Clears Virginia House

Virginia's political redistricting process is getting a new "rulebook" after legislation passed through the Republican-led House on Tuesday.

Virginia Trucking Industry May See Boost After New Legislation

Virginia's trucking industry may be allotted 11,000 more pounds per load after new legislation passes the General Assembly.

Governor Northam, Speaker Cox Reach Bipartisan Regulatory Reform Deal

House of Delegates and Governor Northam reach bipartisan deal on regulatory reform, announcing pilot program to reduce regulations imposed on Virginians.