In declaring Virginia a “blue state,” Gov. Ralph Northam vowed Wednesday to move ahead on liberal issues he said have long been stalled by Republican control of the statehouse.
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Soon after the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, then-Gov. Tim Kaine did something that few other governors confronted with a mass shooting have done: He put together a special commission to study what happened and make recommendations for how to prevent another such horror. The commission he assembled is often described as a “blue-ribbon” panel, although there are no prizes to be given away for delving into these types of mass murders. Still, the phrase makes the point well enough. Kaine appointed some serious people to do a serious job.
The Virginia State Crime Commission will spend Monday and Tuesday listening to legislators present their bills and to comments from the public.
Citizens for Responsible Solar asked for delay; case will go to planning commission Sept. 11.
One week from today, the General Assembly convenes in Richmond for the special session that Gov. Ralph Northam has called in the wake of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.
How much money would it take to entice someone to move to a rural locality?
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission is considering banning recreational fishing for trophy-sized striped bass this spring in the state’s …
The crashes were brutal. With no warning, the front wheel on the three-wheeled BOB jogging strollers fell off, causing the carriages to careen and even flip over. Adults shattered bones. They tore ligaments. Children smashed their teeth. They gashed their faces. One child bled from his ear canal.
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