State Sen. Jennifer McClellan will replace Democratic Rep. Donald McEachin as representative of Virginia’s blue-leaning 4th Congressional District after McEachin died last November.
Lawmakers voted Wednesday to approve Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed changes to a bill that will allow adults to possess and cultivate small amounts of the drug starting in July.
Angela Greene begins her service in Lexington on May 10. She was fired as Portsmouth’s top cop during a political firestorm last year over a Black Lives Matter protest.
A constitutional and local law expert at the University of Virginia said he expects today’s decision to be the final word on this particular case.
The Virginia governor received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which requires one shot. Nearly 1.8 million people who live in Virginia – about 21% of the state’s population – have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
The Hollywood Cemetery spans 135 acres and overlooks the James River. Two U.S. presidents and more than 18,000 Confederate soldiers and generals are buried there.
Virginia is expecting about $6.8 billion in state and local allocations on top of other grant funding in the bill. Of that, $3.8 billion will go to the state government and the rest directly to local governments.
His plans include a lifted stay-at-home order, altered alcohol curfew and adjusted caps on outdoor social gatherings.
The state capital is one of five cities where Virginia will allow legal casino gambling.
The state Department of General Services will remove the statue from Capitol Square and store it until the General Assembly determines what should be done with it.