Inn project gets major support
MONTEREY – Highland County is one of four localities to receive state grant assistance for site remediation, as announced by Gov. Glenn Youngkin this week. About $1 million in total Site Remediation Grants from the Virginia Brownfields Restoration and Economic Redevelopment Assistance Fund will be awarded, and the highest grant was awarded to Highland, wheretherecorderonline.com
Gov. Youngkin adviser says 2024 race is more than Trump, DeSantis
A top political adviser to Glenn Youngkin insisted on Monday that there’s room for the Virginia governor to enter the Republican presidential primary a day after the aide said the campaign was a “two-person race between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis.”
Youngkin adviser says 2024 race is more than Trump, DeSantis
A top political adviser to Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin says his comments that the 2024 GOP presidential campaign is “a two-person race between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis” does not preclude Youngkin from jumping in in the coming months, should he choose.
Lawmakers pass energy bill, ‘skinny’ budget as session ends
The politically divided Virginia General Assembly worked through dozens of pieces of legislation, including a major energy bill and stop-gap budget bill, on Saturday as lawmakers reached the end of their regularly scheduled session without a deal on the entire state spending plan.
White House criticizes Youngkin over menstrual tracking bill
The White House rebuked Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin this week for supporting state lawmakers' rejection of a bill that that would have prohibited police from issuing search warrants for digitized data about women’s menstrual cycles. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement on Friday that the Republican governor's push to block the bill at a time when abortion access is diminishing “attacks the principles of freedom and a woman’s fundamental right to privacy," the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. Virginia’s Democrat-controlled state Senate had passed the bill 31-9, with nine Republicans joining Democrats to send it to the House, where Republicans hold a majority.news.yahoo.com
Virginia agency won’t release 1,700 records on Ford talks
Virginia’s economic development agency says it has at least 1,700 emails and documents pertaining to talks about the possibility of a Ford Motor Co. battery plant landing at a Danville-area megasite. But it won’t release any of them under the state’s public records law.
Taxes, abortion on agenda as Virginia lawmakers back at work
The Virginia General Assembly kicked off its annual legislative session Wednesday with a hefty agenda that includes taxes, abortion and energy policy, but there are low expectations for how much work will actually get done during an election year.
Jennifer McClellan wins Democratic 'firehouse primary' for the late Rep. Donald McEachin's Virginia House seat
Virginia state Sen. Jennifer McClellan will square off with Republican Leon Benjamin Sr. in a special election on Feb. 21, after she was declared the winner in the Democratic primary.foxnews.com
Virginia probes hiring of trooper who killed teen’s family
After a former state trooper from Virginia drove across the country, kidnapped a 15-year-old California girl, killed three members of her family, then shot himself, Virginia State Police and the sheriff’s office he had recently started working for said they found no warning signs during background checks before he was hired.
Virginia probes hiring of trooper who killed teen's family
After a former state trooper from Virginia drove across the country, kidnapped a 15-year-old California girl, killed three members of her family, then shot himself, Virginia State Police and the sheriff's office he had recently started working for said they found no warning signs during background checks before he was hired. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has called for a “full investigation” by the state inspector general's office.news.yahoo.com