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Virginia Minimum Wage Boost, Backed by Women’s Groups

Advances to full Senate; paid family leave, gender identity protection also considered.

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Advocates Seek Laws in Virginia to Help Immigrants Drive, Study

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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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Virginia Lawmakers Seek Information on Prisoner Segregation

Bills would require Department of Corrections to track duration, demographics, disabilities of inmates in solitary.

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U.S. District Court Sets Deadline for Redistricting ‘Special Master’

Recommendations would affect 2019 elections.

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How to Talk About Vaping

Approaching conversation about dangers of e-cigarettes.

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Strategic Priority: Recruiting Great Teachers in Fairfax County

Superintendent presents public schools’ budget for FY 2020.

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