State officials agreed Thursday to honor the Republican Party of Virginia’s request to remove a requirement that voters sign a “loyalty oath” before voting in the March 1 presidential primary.
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For many Virginians living downstream from a dam, there is a good chance that they don’t know what to do or where to go if the dam fails. That’s because more than 40 percent of the state’s dams that are supposed to have evacuation plans do not.
In Virginia, as in most states, you can get a gun without ever having fired one. A push for new gun laws was one of the hot topics of the General Assembly’s 2015 session. Both the gun lobbies and gun control advocates sought legislation regarding firearms.
Twenty-eight percent of Virginians report having a difficult time finding fresh fruits and vegetables to buy in their community, according to a survey released on Monday at the fourth Weight of the State childhood obesity prevention conference.
Thanks to a $17.5 million federal grant to Virginia’s pre-kindergarten program for low-income children, more than 1,200 additional children will be able to attend preschool in 11 high-needs school divisions beginning next school year.
Transparency Virginia, a nonprofit, nonpartisan legislative watchdog group, released a report last Tuesday highlighting “murky practices” and “disturbing” findings from the 2015 General Assembly session.
Twenty-five years after the hit movie “Pretty Woman,” Virginia is getting more serious about sex trafficking.
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