Gov. Northam Signs Legislation Cutting Sales Tax on Personal Hygiene Products
Gov. Northam Signs Legislation Cutting Sales Tax on Personal Hygiene Products

Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation that reduces the Retail Sales and Use Tax rate on essential personal hygiene products, including feminine hygiene products.

Emmy Freedman
Dominion Defends Plan to Spend Less on Energy Efficiency
Dominion Defends Plan to Spend Less on Energy Efficiency

Virginia's largest electric utility is defending its plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars less on energy efficiency than what top officials say they agreed to last year in a sweeping overhaul of electric...

March 20th, 12:28 PM EDT
Gov. Northam Signs Coal Ash Clean Up Legislation
Gov. Northam Signs Coal Ash Clean Up Legislation

Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation to clean up more than 27 million cubic yards of coal ash from unlined ponds in Virginia.

John Early
Gov. Northam Vetoes 2 Bills Related to Immigration
Gov. Northam Vetoes 2 Bills Related to Immigration

Governor Ralph Northam has again vetoed a bill aimed at preventing sanctuary cities in Virginia.

Emmy Freedman
Ex-Governor McAuliffe Says Decision Coming Soon on 2020 Run
Ex-Governor McAuliffe Says Decision Coming Soon on 2020 Run

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe he'll soon decide whether to join the sprawling field of candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

March 19th, 2:27 PM EDT
Attorney General Opposes CFPB Effort to Delay Protections From Payday Lenders
Attorney General Opposes CFPB Effort to Delay Protections From Payday Lenders

Attorney General Herring says he is urging the CFPB to take action to protect consumers from abuses in payday lending and vehicle title lending.

John Early
Warner & Kaine Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Veterans’ Access To Mental Health Care
Warner & Kaine Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Veterans’ Access To Mental Health Care

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine joined Senators Jon Tester and Jerry Moran to introduce bipartisan legislation to improve veterans' access to mental health care.

Virginia's Corey Stewart to Lead Pro-Trump Super PAC
Virginia's Corey Stewart to Lead Pro-Trump Super PAC

The Virginia Republican who embraced Confederate monuments and associated with white supremacists during failed statewide office bids will head a conservative super PAC.

March 15th, 3:32 PM EDT
Governor Northam Signs Legislation Easing Transitions for Military Families
Governor Northam Signs Legislation Easing Transitions for Military Families

Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation to ease transitions for military families relocating to the Commonwealth.

Gov. Northam Vetoes Bill Opposing Cap-and-Trade
Gov. Northam Vetoes Bill Opposing Cap-and-Trade

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at limiting his authority to institute a carbon cap-and-trade plan.

March 14th, 1:26 PM EDT
Gov. Northam Announces Over $6.7M in GO Virginia Grants
Gov. Northam Announces Over $6.7M in GO Virginia Grants

Gov. Northam announced more than $6.7 million in Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) funding for seven regional projects.

John Early
Virginia’s Statewide Tornado Drill Set for March 19
Virginia’s Statewide Tornado Drill Set for March 19

Virginia's annual Statewide Tornado Drill will occur on Tuesday, March 19, at 9:45 a.m.

John Early
Gov. Northam: Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Remains Steady at 2.8%
Gov. Northam: Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Remains Steady at 2.8%

Gov. Northam announced that Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged in January at 2.8 percent.

John Early

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