Henrico County Public Schools’ recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2019-20 includes funds to improve student/teacher ratios, expand opportunities for students and reduce the student laptop fee.
A legislative subcommittee voted 6-4 Tuesday in favor of a bill that would make food stamps available to people convicted of drug-related felonies.
A House of Delegates subcommittee killed four bills to ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment in a 4-2 party-line vote Tuesday amid verbal conflicts between the chairwoman and members of the audience.
The meeting is designed to help residents understand which department of Henrico County they can call for help.
As other states have relaxed their laws against marijuana, citizens across Virginia gathered here Saturday to discuss how to persuade the General Assembly to legalize medical and recreational marijuana in the commonwealth.
Virginia would become the ninth state to legalize sports betting under legislation being considered by the General Assembly this session.
From attracting high-tech businesses to improving access to health care services, Gov. Ralph Northam’s State of the Commonwealth speech touted wins and legislative proposals that both parties celebrated, though Republicans blasted his ideas on taxes and budget spending.
On highway overpasses on Interstates 95 and 64, more than a dozen teachers signaled to members of the Virginia General Assembly their top priority by holding up 14 foam boards with Christmas lights spelling out “fund our schools.”
Democratic state legislators said Monday that legislation aimed at reducing gun violence, including a proposal to fine gun owners who fail to report lost or stolen guns, are “common-sense” initiatives.
Governor Ralph Northam introduced two legislative proposals at a press conference Monday aimed at improving voting access and transparency in the campaign finance system.