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Politics Dec 06Push to ratify ERA launched in Utah, eyed in other states
A renewed national push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment has come to conservative Utah, where supporters have launched a long-shot bid to become the tipping point state, despite opposition from the influential Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Nation Sep 17Virginia governor sets renewable energy goal of 100 percent by 2050
Such a shift will help address climate change, a challenge that "poses potentially devastating risk to Virginia," the order said.
Politics Sep 12Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax sues CBS over accuser interviews
The lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday alleges nobody at the company investigated or adequately fact-checked the allegations before airing them. It says CBS' actions have damaged Justin Fairfax's reputation and "once promising career and political prospects."…
Nation Jul 30WATCH: Trump speaks at 400th anniversary of Jamestown assembly
Black state lawmakers boycotted the ceremony, in part over what they call Trump's disparaging comments about minority leaders.
Politics Jul 09GOP-led Virginia Legislature abruptly adjourns special session on guns
Lawmakers were summoned to consider a package of eight gun-control measures put forward by Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam, who called for "votes and laws, not thoughts and prayers" in response to the Virginia Beach massacre.
Nation Jul 09Virginia lawmakers meet to debate new gun laws after mass shooting
Gov. Ralph Northam ordered lawmakers back for a special session to consider a wide range of gun-control measures.
Nation Jul 05Man pleads not guilty to hate crimes in 2017 attack on protesters in Charlottesville
James Alex Fields Jr. entered the plea during his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville after being charged last week with 30 federal crimes in the Aug. 12 violence that killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injured dozens more.
Nation Nov 11Charlottesville unrest was a factor for many Virginia voters
Unease over violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville and President Trump's response loomed in the minds of many Virginia voters during Tuesday's elections.
Politics Nov 08Democrats come close to retaking Virginia House
Democrats nearly wiped out Republicans' overwhelming majority on Election Day in the Virginia House of Delegates.