Members of the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance heard Tuesday from area legislators on how the upcoming General Assembly session will affe…
Three Lynchburg-area state legislators were on hand this week for a legislative dinner to discuss the upcoming General Assembly session.
Virginia’s redistricting commission surprised observers over the weekend when it published a proposed map to reconfigure state Senate districts, a compromise between Democrat and Republican mapmakers.
Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Franklin, will join Virginia's redistricting commission immediately, filling a vacancy that left the commission short just weeks before a key deadline.
The Virginia Redistricting Commission has just 37 days to finalize its district maps for the Virginia House and Senate. As of Friday, the commission is down one member.
The House of Delegates and the Senate will return to the Virginia Capitol on Monday to meet in its historic chambers for the first time in almost 17 months, but they won’t leave behind the issue of whether to wear face masks for indoor gatherings to forestall a new surge in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Standing framed by the ongoing construction on Main Street, Lynchburg-area legislators gathered Monday to back the city’s efforts to fund the …
Sen. Mark Peake's bill was in reaction to postcards sent to teens offering outreach on sexual health questions as part of the Virginia Department of Health's "BrdsNBz" program.
As legislation moves forward to remove a statue of the 1950s architect of Massive Resistance to school desegregation in Virginia, a Roanoke County senator wants one to go up to honor Booker T. Washington, who was born in Franklin County.
The panel’s 9-6 vote advanced the resolution. Censure would require a majority vote on the Senate floor.
Sen. Chap Petersen, D-Fairfax City, is representing two business owners in lawsuits against Gov. Ralph Northam, a Democrat, over the governor’s COVID-19 executive orders.
A push from two area lawmakers for a state budget amendment to secure money in the upcoming state budget to begin the process to pay off the o…
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RICHMOND — The Virginia Senate on Tuesday passed a host of LGBT-rights bills as Democrats continued to flex their new power in the Capitol.
Del. Scott Garrett, R-Lynchburg, will not seek re-election this fall after a nearly decade of service in the House of Delegates.
The city of Lynchburg is one step closer to receiving state funding for assistance with the aftermath of near-catastrophic flooding at College…
An attempt to revive proposed legislation to prevent the planned closure of Central Virginia Training Center was defeated last week.
A bill aimed at Central Virginia Training Center’s survival failed to advance Tuesday after a vote in the Senate Finance Committee, but an are…
Although the Virginia Department of Transportation will have a ribbon-cutting event Monday for the Odd Fellows Road interchange and extension, the project will not be open to traffic until early August.
Six years after the U.S. Supreme Court left the decision to states on whether to expand their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, Virginia is about to extend health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of Virginians without it.