Transparency Virginia, a nonprofit, nonpartisan legislative watchdog group, released a report Tuesday highlighting “murky practices” and “disturbing” findings from the 2015 General Assembly session with regard to unrecorded votes and short notices for committee meetings.
The Virginia Senate this week narrowly defeated a bill to deny in-state tuition to so-called “DREAM-ers” – young adults who immigrated illegally to the U.S. as children. Senate Bill 722 failed by a vote of 19-20 after Republican Sen. John Watkins of Midlothian joined with the 19 Democratic senators in opposing the measure.
ICHMOND, Va. — Voters were heading to the polls across Central Virginia on Tuesday morning to select their next U.S. senator and to cast their votes in their district’s congressional races.
RICHMOND, Va. — Republican senatorial candidate Ed Gillespie wants to ease the debt burden on college graduates by pushing an income-based payment system if elected on November 4. In an interview with VCU’s “iPadJournos” project, Gillespie supported his democratic opponent’s debt relief plan, but also pushed for a stronger focus on providing jobs for graduates…
RICHMOND, Va. — CBS 6 anchor and debate moderator Bill Fitzgerald opened the final debate between Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie on Monday night with a call to “plow new ground.” But as voter groups and journalists started asking questions about the restoration of the Voting Rights Act, Gillespie pushed Warner for answers…
RICHMOND, Va. — As the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham entered a crucial stage with an arrest warrant issued for suspect Jesse Matthew Jr., high school friends and acquaintances of Graham who now attend Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond contemplate what might have happened to her.
During the political uprising in Ukraine, and just before the Crimean referendum to secede and join Russia, a VCU student spent spring break visiting her family in the troubled nation.
Registration for summer classes is under way, but with some of the sessions as short as three weeks, can students really retain a semester’s worth of education in a fraction of the time?
RICHMOND, Va. – Every spring in Richmond from late March to early June, American and Hickory Shad run up the James River by the thousands to spawn where they were born. On April 12, 2014 the MS Shad Shootout takes advantage of this urban angler’s paradise by hosting an all-day catch, photo and release fishing…
Despite protests, riots and political strife engulfing her home country, VCU senior Valentyna Yashchuk has decided to spend her spring break visiting her family in Ukraine.