Dave Brat and Abigail Spanberger to meet up Oct. 15 at Germanna Community College Daniel Technology Center.
State Sen. Bill Stanley has asked the Virginia attorney general for a formal opinion on whether the state and localities are in violation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education II ruling by allowing students to attend deteriorating schools.
Brian Moran, Virginia’s secretary of public safety and homeland security, apologized Friday when asked why he shared a Facebook post that called for a boycott of Nike because of its alliance with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
A conservative super PAC has launched a TV ad in the Richmond market attacking Democratic congressional candidate Abigail Spanberger for teaching at a Saudi-funded school in 2002 and 2003.
Charlottesville city councilors were in a hurry to approve the interim city manager’s contract last month after parting ways with former manager Maurice Jones.
In the decade after Purdue Pharma agreed to stop deceptively marketing OxyContin, the pain pill maker sent a sales force into Virginia that pushed nearly 150 million of its opioid pills and patches, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said.
LEXINGTON—Rockbridge Regional Tourism approved a recovery plan to boost its marketing after The Red Hen restaurant controversy brought a slew of negative national media coverage this summer.
A Richmond Circuit Court judge on Wednesday ruled that independent Shaun Brown should be removed from the 2nd District congressional ballot, finding “out and out fraud” in the effort to gather her signatures.
RICHMOND, Va. — Another of Virginia’s institutions established decades ago for housing developmentally and intellectually disabled people has closed under an agreement with the federal government to move the residents into community settings.
On Tuesday night the Culpeper Board of Supervisor will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed Culpeper North Solar project, an estimated 178-acre utility-scale solar facility in the Stevensburg district.
The U.S. Postal Service’s extraordinary release of sensitive personal information about an ex-CIA officer running for Congress in Virginia’s 7th District resulted from an employee mishandling a public information request, according to two congressional aides briefed on the matter.
The Virginia Flaggers, an organization dedicated to protecting Confederate monuments, said Wednesday it would hire private security to patrol Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson statues.
The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that “human error” led to the inappropriate release of federal records on Abigail Spanberger, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Virginia.
Rick Davis, Sen. John McCain's former presidential campaign manager and a family spokesman, read the following farewell statement from the senator at a news conference at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix on Monday:
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to end the North American Free Trade Agreement and replace it with a deal that the administration wants to be more favorable to the United States.
BLACKSBURG—The candidates for U.S. Senate called on young people to vote and make necessary changes for the country’s future during a forum on the Virginia Tech campus Friday.
Dwindling donations have caused the Piedmont United Way to announce its ceasing operations around September 30, cutting off a funding avenue for numerous regional not-for-profit organizations.
CROZET—An Albemarle County family is hoping to relocate one of the oldest remaining homes in Crozet from the site of a proposed housing development.
Geraldine Lim sent an email on Saturday to Northern Virginia GOP officials to let them know she’d be taking over as campaign director for the 8th District congressional campaign of her fiance, Republican Thomas Oh.
Across the United States, public infrastructure is crumbling thanks to legislative gridlock and chronic underfunding. Roads are overcrowded, bridges are well past their expiration date and transit systems regularly face unprecedented delays. But there will be one thing to celebrate as Americ…
Gov. Ralph Northam has called the General Assembly back to Richmond for an Aug. 30 special session to redraw House of Delegates districts to comply with a federal court order on racial gerrymandering.
The Fredericksburg City Council’s decision last year to keep the controversial slave auction block on the corner of Charles and William streets hasn’t stopped people from grappling with their concerns about it or its location.
ROANOKE—As construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline decelerates, the company says a temporary stop-work order has forced it to release half of its workforce and push back an expected completion date to late next year.
More than half of Virginia taxpayers make less than $50,000 a year, but they will pay proportionally more in new state taxes than they will receive in federal tax savings under the sweeping reforms President Donald Trump signed into law in December, according to a new state analysis.
Steve Vondra and his wife, Bonnie Morgan, closed down their gift shop in Miami and, looking for a pleasant place to retire early, decided to move to Charlottesville.
Things went a lot better this week than they had in the past for the trustees of a mosque seeking to expand in Spotsylvania County.
A switch is coming to the Jefferson National Forest’s top leadership, a job complicated by conflict over plans to run a natural gas pipeline up and down mountainsides and under the Appalachian Trail.
The Democratic Party of Virginia sued state elections officials Monday amid allegations that fraudulent signatures gathered by a Republican congressman helped get an independent candidate on a congressional ballot as a spoiler.
Orange County is considering an ordinance that would require property owners operating short-term rentals to register with the county and both collect and pay the related transient occupancy tax. Both the towns of Orange and Gordonsville have adopted similar ordinances, which are permitted b…
Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration will convene a new work group on Monday to consider options to stabilize soaring premiums in Virginia’s health insurance market.
Educator Ronnie Ross recently announced his candidacy for Virginia’s 27th Senate District, running on a platform of education, environment, economics and healthcare.
Gov. Ralph Northam wants to take roughly $250 million in extra state revenue caused by federal tax cuts and redirect it to low-income families through tax refunds.
Per the program, volunteers who give 180 hours per year will be eligible for the tax relief on a single vehicle with two vehicles eligible per household.
A national bond rating agency predicts Virginia’s hospitals and health systems will receive a boost to their bottom lines when the state expands its Medicaid program on Jan. 1.
Sometimes, it pays for elected officials to reach across the aisle to members of other political parties to get things done in state legislatures.
Two years before President Harry S. Truman signed an executive order to desegregate the armed forces, a black World War II veteran in uniform was pulled from a bus in Batesburg, South Carolina, and severely beaten by a police chief violently swinging a nightstick.
The job market looks awesome. Unemployment is near its lowest levels since the 1960s, we’re in the midst of the largest, longest streak of payroll growth in recorded history, and there are signs employers are finally raising wages.
ROANOKE — Del. Greg Habeeb announced Friday he will step down from the 8th District House of Delegates seat in August.
Culpeper registrar James Clements wants to encourage the county’s youth to become future voters and pique their interest in the election process.
Federal immigration authorities announced Tuesday that they have arrested 132 people from 13 countries who they say posed a “significant public safety threat” in Virginia and Washington. At least 21 were arrested in the Richmond area during the 11-day operation, which ended Friday.
If Virginia had ranked choice voting, would Culpeper’s Nick Freitas be facing Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine in November’s Virginia Senate race instead of Prince William County Supervisor Corey Stewart?
HOT SPRINGS—Underdog GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart attacked Saturday in his first debate with Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., but Kaine did too when the two met at the Omni Homestead Resort.
After a hiatus of three and a half months, the Rapidan Post Office is expected to reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 28, pending final approval from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
CHARLOTTESVILLE—The University of Virginia’s decision to hire a departing member of the Trump administration is prompting a furious rebuke by some faculty and students still angered by the president’s response to a deadly white supremacist rally last summer in Charlottesville.
RICHMOND—The campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart attacked the media Thursday after refusing to answer reporters’ questions about a Stewart aide’s possible involvement in an online chat group with white nationalist Jason Kessler.
President Donald Trump’s Monday summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin—in which Trump challenged the conclusion of American intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 election—drew disparate reactions from the candidates for Congress in the contested 7th congressional district.
NORFOLK, Va.—The nation’s newest aircraft carrier returned to a Virginia shipyard Sunday for a year of planned upgrades and fixes, marking the next phase in the development of the Navy’s most advanced and scrutinized warship.