Biden orders tougher mask rules as part of COVID-19 strategy overhaul

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s first policy focus after being sworn in? Overhauling the disjointed federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which claimed another...

Not so much ‘outright awful’: A round-up FOIA legislation in the 2021 session

If there is a silver lining to a clunky yet frenetic mostly-virtual General Assembly session, it is that there are fewer bills to sift...

Biden immigration overhaul would open a door to citizenship for 11 million people

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is poised to send a sweeping immigration reform bill to Congress Thursday that would lay out a path for...

New bike bill hopes to make streets safer for cyclists

Last year cyclists in the commonwealth scored a big win in the General Assembly as part of a coalition backing a hands-free law to...

Va. Redistricting Commission starts on bipartisan note, but census delays add uncertainty

Out of an abundance of bipartisanship, members of the newly created Virginia Redistricting Commission didn’t want to pick just one chairperson at its first...

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