Governor Ralph Northam signed Executive Order Thirty-Six, establishing the Virginia Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education Commission.
Upper and Middle Pamunkey Branches as well as the Middle and Lower North Anna Branches of Lake Anna are experiencing a harmful algae bloom.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is struggling to raise big money in a key election year after a blackface scandal nearly ended his political career.
Governor Ralph Northam is urging the Internal Revenue Service to make donations to the Virginia Beach Tragedy Fund tax deductible.
A public school system in Richmond, Virginia, says starting next school year, they'll no longer require educators to take a drug test before being allowed to teach.
U.S. Senator Kaine joined Senators Dick Durbin and Susan Collins to introduce bipartisan legislation to prohibit smoking at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder is pushing back against sexual harassment allegations made by a student six decades his junior.
Gov. Northam announced the launch of the James River Buffer Program, a partnership between VDOF and the James River Association to establish over 900 acres of “riparian forested buffers” in the Middle James region of the river.
U.S. Sens. Warner and Kaine joined Sens. Merkley and Schumer in introducing legislation to put an end to the Trump Administration’s treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Senator Tim Kaine is frustrated by the inaction from the General Assembly on gun control measures.
Virginia Humanities announces $140,900 in recent grants to twenty-five nonprofit organizations in support of public humanities programs for audiences throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.
An inmate who was suing her Virginia prison over allegations of poor medical treatment has died.
An investigation has found that former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder did kiss a university student 66 years younger than he is without her consent.
With Virginia's unbuckled fatality rate at 52 percent, the Department of Motor Vehicles is pushing harder than ever for everyone to wear a seat belt.
Department of Environmental Quality has authorized $88,000 in competitive grants to support citizen volunteer water quality monitoring in Virginia.
A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing President Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency.
Governor Ralph Northam announced that CNBC has named Virginia America’s “Top State for Business” in 2019.
Advocates for gun control and for gun rights showed up at the State Capitol Tuesday to represent their cause as the General Assembly meets for a special session to discuss gun control.
Preliminary reports indicate seven people died in six traffic crashes during the holiday statistical counting period that began on July 3 and concluded at midnight July 5.
Virginia lawmakers held a special session in Richmond Tuesday to debate and vote on new gun laws, but within two hours Republicans moved to adjourn, pushing things off until November.
Conservation Police Officers with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries were very busy over the Independence Day weekend.
Oral arguments to be held Tuesday in Trump-backed lawsuit to kill the Affordable Care Act; If suit is successful 642,000 Virginians could lose coverage and 3,441,400 Virginians with pre-existing conditions would lose their protections.
The gun control battle is heating up in Virginia as activists on both sides of the debate prepare to see what state lawmakers might do.
UVA's Center for Politics is giving us a look ahead at what we might see as a result of the General Assembly's special session on July 9 when lawmakers take up gun control legislation.
The Virginia State Police is investigating an incident from Sunday night that left a Rockingham County resident deceased.
Virginia lawmakers are set to assemble Tuesday for what will likely be a contentious legislative session on gun laws.