Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation on Friday that could eventually result in casino gaming coming to Virginia.
Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Deputy James Kirkland, the longest serving K-9 handler in the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, announced his entry into the race to succeed retiring Sheriff Mike Brown Thursday.
More than a dozen years ago, Dr. Ralph Northam helped Mark Llobell on the path to a diagnosis for his grandson, Mark III, who has autism.
RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday signed into law legislation to require the excavation of the state’s legacy coal ash now stored in Dominion Energy ponds across the state.
Gov. Ralph Northam vetoed a bill Thursday that would have allowed knife manufacturers in Virginia to make switchblades but only distribute them out of state.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday signed a bill to compensate a Covington-area man who spent a decade in prison for bank robberies he did not commit.
RICHMOND — Virginia’s pension fund is in a worse position to handle a market meltdown than it was before the Great Recession more than a decade ago, according to a recent state report. That’s despite a 10-year bull market and pension reform efforts by lawmakers to make the fund more resilient.
Gov. Ralph Northam visited Danville on Wednesday, where he took a secretive tour of CBN Security Technologies Inc. before holding a roundtable discussion at Bibleway Cathedral with community leaders that was closed to the press.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday signed legislation that will lower the sales tax on feminine hygiene products such as tampons and sanitary napkins.
A photo the Henrico County Democratic Committee is using to accuse GOP House Speaker Kirk Cox of displaying a secret "white power" hand gesture dates back to at least 2011, long before the popularization of the theory that the "OK" hand sign has a hidden racist meaning.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday rejected two Republican-backed immigration bills that would have banned “sanctuary city" policies and required local law enforcement agencies to notify federal immigration officials of undocumented immigrants in their custody.
Virginia Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner introduced legislation this week aimed at improving veterans’ access to mental health care.
The Roanoke City Council will interview an incumbent and three other applicants to fill two upcoming vacancies on the Roanoke School Board, Mayor Sherman Lea announced Monday.
Smooth elections depend on an adequate number of people to run them. And those folks aren't so so easy to come by -- locally or nationally.
As Congress sets out to overhaul the federal law that governs higher education, Rep. Ben Cline, in stops across Western Virginia this week, is learning more about innovative ways to provide accessible and affordable college degrees.
A small business owner in Roanoke County announced Monday he’s jumping into the race for the Cave Spring District seat on the board of supervisors.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday morning in a long-running racial gerrymandering lawsuit that could tilt partisan control of the Virginia House of Delegates by deciding whether this year's elections will or won't be held with a new electoral map.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in a redistricting case that could help determine the balance of power in Virginia's legislature for years to come.