With a positive economic outlook, Northam proposes teacher pay raise, more money for school...

Gov. Ralph Northam wants to give teachers a 5 percent pay raise starting next July, an increase from a previously approved 3 percent raise.It...

‘Devastating’ state report highlights major health and safety problems in Virginia’s foster care system

Virginia's foster care system is failing to meet the basic health and safety needs of the children under its care, according to state auditors,...

Omega Protein is up for a sustainable fishing certification, but an environmental group is...

Virginia's most politically contentious fishery — Omega Protein's Reedville menhaden reduction operation — is up for a Marine Stewardship Council certification, which recognizes sustainable...

Pipeline problems: State sues over MVP environmental violations and another permit vacated for ACP,...

Two contentious Virginia pipeline projects hit more snags Friday, with Dominion Energy voluntarily agreeing to stop construction on its Atlantic Coast Pipeline after another...
Dominion Energy's downtown Richmond headquarters. (Ned Oliver/Virginia Mercury)

For the first time, regulators reject Dominion Energy planning document, invite utility to refile

The State Corporation Commission, which regulates Virginia utilities, has shot down for the first time ever a long-range plan filed yearly by Dominion Energy...

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