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Virginia Lawmakers Have Mixed Reactions to Governor’s Address

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Conservative Activists Urge Lawmakers to Reject ERA

‘A smokescreen for abortion.’

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Hundreds March in Richmond for Women and Minority Rights

‘What do we want? Equal rights. When do we want them? Now.’

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Virginia Lawmakers Eye Paid Family Leave

Funding for the proposed program would be provided by a family and medical leave insurance fund established by the Employment Commission and financed through payroll taxes.

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Virginia Faculty Members Lobby Legislators on Higher Education

Focus on reform, plus money for salary increases, boosting tuition assistance and increasing student access to higher education.

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ERA Clears Virginia Senate Committee, Faces Uncertainty in House

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Virginia General Assembly to Consider Legalizing Sports Betting

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Northam Touts Bills on Voting Rights and Campaign Financing

Local legislators sponsoring election-oriented bills.

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Education Issues Take Center Stage

Constituents tell lawmakers to increase teacher pay; ERA, $15 minimum wage and more.

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Prison Reform Advocates Want Data on Solitary Confinement

Cited as a mental health issue.

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Democratic Insurgent Versus Republican Moderate

January special election to fill seat vacated by Jennifer Wexton features two familiar faces.

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From Amazon to Shutdown

Kaine and Warner comment on the topics of the day at Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce roundtable.

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Richmond Priorities: Education and Transit

Fairfax County Supervisors host session with Fairfax General Assembly delegation.

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Virginia Voters Choose Firebrand

Corey Stewart to lead Republican ticket this fall.

Conservative firebrand Corey Stewart was denied an opportunity to be the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor in 2013. And then he came within striking distance of being the party’s standard-bearer in the gubernatorial campaign last year. Now, finally, the chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors has secured a spot at the top of the ticket, bringing his brand of anti-immigrant, pro-Confederate Trumpism to the race against incumbent U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine.