04/18/24 - Virginia's House of Delegates votes to keep budget instead of sending it to Governor Youngkin
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Virginia's House of Delegates votes to keep budget instead of sending it to Governor Youngkin; GRTC to get $70 million in funding; the City of Richmond to get $10k grant for training birth doulas; and other stories ..read more
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4/17/24 - Joanna Lee was named Richmond’s newest poet laureate
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This weekend, Joanna Lee was named Richmond’s newest poet laureate during the second annual Richmond Poetry Fest; Powhatan State Park is hosting a free monthly nighttime walk to experience owl calls starting this Thursday , and it runs through October; The Environmental Protection Agency issued an air quality permit for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project this month ..read more
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4/16/24 - Legislation going back to the General Assembly could help pave the way for small modular nuclear reactors in Virginia
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Legislation going back to the General Assembly this week could help pave the way for small modular nuclear reactors in Virginia; Fourth District Richmond School Board Member Jonathan Young has stepped down after serving on the panel since 2016; Clothing creators, jewelry makers and models are on tap to celebrate Richmond Fashion Week starting Monday, April 22nd ..read more
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04/15/24 - Mpox cases are rising in Virginia
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Mpox cases are on the rise in Virginia ..read more
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4/12/24 - Governor Glenn Youngkin this week signed legislation barring Virginia public colleges from withholding students’ transcripts in certain situations
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Governor Glenn Youngkin this week signed legislation barring Virginia public colleges from withholding students’ transcripts in certain situations; In 2020, two school names that referenced the Confederacy in Shenandoah County were changed; The Hanover County School Board recently introduced a revision to a policy that would allow books to be more easily banned from school libraries ..read more
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4/11/24 - Federal agency mandates train crew weeks after Virginia gov. vetoes bill
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Also: An update on those final night of vetoes from Gov. Glenn Youngkin; CCPS Superintendent Mervin Daugherty is retiring; Virginia Tech's tuition is increasing; and Richmond's economic development director is leaving ..read more
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4/10/24 - Virginia is one of only a handful of states with a governor who can amend legislation
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Virginia is one of only a handful of states with a governor who can amend legislation; Tiny earthquake rocks Central Virginia; Orange County investigating fire at James Madison's Montpelier; and other stories ..read more
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4/9/24 - Governor Glenn Youngkin offered more than 200 amendments to the General Assembly’s budget proposal
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Governor Glenn Youngkin offered more than 200 amendments to the General Assembly’s budget proposal; Charlottesville City Council pushed back the date of its vote on the city’s Fiscal Year 2025 budget to April 15th; Governor Glenn Youngkin has vetoed several abortion-related bills this session ..read more
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4/8/24 - An organization that serves unhoused veterans in Richmond will break ground on a new facility this summer
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An organization that serves unhoused veterans in Richmond will break ground on a new facility this summer ..read more
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4/5/24 - Every seat on Richmond City Council will be on the ballot in November
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Every seat on Richmond City Council will be on the ballot in November; A chemical manufacturing plant in Hopewell is aiming to renew a federal air pollution permit; State and federal officials say Nexus Services promised to secure immigrants’ release on bond but concealed and misrepresented the true nature and costs of its services ..read more
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