Virginia governor Ralph Northam announced his endorsement for former governor Terry McAuliffe, one of the democratic candidates for governor. Local political analyst Bob Roberts says this endorsement adds momentum to his campaign while his democratic opponents are hurting.
Governor Northam announced he has officially endorsed Terry McAuliffe to be Virginia’s next governor. Gov. Northam is the highest-ranking state official to endorse in the Democratic gubernatorial primary.
By Matthew Barakat, Michael Kunzelman and Associated Press
Virginia’s highest court has ruled that the city of Charlottesville can take down two statues of Confederate generals, including one of Robert E. Lee that became the focus of a violent white nationalist rally in 2017.
On Saturday, March 27, President Biden signed H.R. 1651, the COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Expansion Act of 2021, which was introduced by Congressman Ben Cline and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY-10).
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press and Cayley Urenko
Last month, Virginia lawmakers quietly passed one of the most restrictive bans in the country on the use of facial recognition technology. But now some law enforcement officials are asking Gov. Ralph Northam to put the brakes on.
Governor Ralph Northam signed House Bill 2204 and Senate Bill 1405 on Monday, creating the “Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back” (G3) program, which makes tuition-free community college available to low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields.
Schools have become places of trauma for students of color and help reinforce centuries of systemic racism by driving students into the criminal justice system, according to speakers at a recent University of Richmond symposium.
U.S. officials found no evidence that foreign actors changed votes or otherwise disrupted the voting process in last November’s presidential election, according to government reports Tuesday affirming the integrity of the contest won by President Joe Biden.
A bill that would require a student’s birth certificate that confirms the student’s sex at the time of birth for admission to public school for the purposes of participating in ‘single-sex interscholastic athletic events’ passed a committee vote Tuesday at the West Virginia Capitol.