Dogs Deserve Better Blue Ridge hosted a “Postcards and Pints,” event at Three Notch’d Brewery Sunday afternoon. The event is in support for a Virginia Senate bill that aims to add new safety regulations for dogs being tethered outdoors.
While Virginians are ringing in the new year, new tax laws are going into effect in the Commonwealth. As of January 1st, 2020, a number of new laws will change the way people in Virginia shop and do their taxes.
More than four decades after the original ratification deadline in 1979, the Equal Rights Amendment stands just one state short of ratification and being added to the Constitution. Virginia's lawmakers have pledged to hold a vote in the 2020 legislative session.
Employment and income in Virginia’s Appalachian counties lags behind the rest of the Commonwealth, and even Appalachian regions in other states. The new data comes as Virginia’s unemployment rate fell to just 2.6 percent.
Now that Democrats have control of the General Assembly, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is promising action on several key issues, including gun safety laws he proposed at a special session earlier this year.