The board rejected a $10,000 award that the Gender and Sexuality Alliance planned to use to create a quiet room at E.C. Glass High School, citing concerns about where the money came from: The It Gets Better Project, a nonprofit that seeks to prevent suicide in the LGBTQ+ community.
Sen. Tim Kaine has been making the case for years. On Tuesday, Rep. Bobby Scott and Republican leaders reached an agreement that could speed the measure.
Emily Schabacker starts today. She becomes Cardinal’s eighth full-time reporter.
If Virginia’s exit from the RGGI isn’t overturned through new legislative action, air pollution will be more profitable, climate change will be negatively exacerbated and new housing will lose access to energy conservation measures.
From elsewhere: City of Roanoke creates $2 million housing fund with pandemic relief money. Bristol Public Schools awarded $500K grant for security tech upgrade. Black leaders in Virginia Senate endorse Stoney for governor.
The transit service operates in four towns and five counties in Southwest Virginia. It was one of 15 projects to receive a total of $4.4 million through the state’s Transit Ridership Incentive Program.
Free tuition programs might entice students to enroll in community college, but they don’t cover gas or child care, or put food on the table. Here’s what two schools in rural Southwest Virginia are doing to meet students’ needs.
The Gender and Sexuality Alliance at E.C. Glass High School won $10,000 from the It Gets Better Project to create a quiet room and provide free menstrual products. About 125 grants have been awarded; Lynchburg is only the second school division to reject the funding.
The recent Ohio referendum showed conservative counties in Appalachian areas voted differently from conservative counties elsewhere in the state.
With nearly half its members entering the Senate for the first time, the 2024 session represents a unique opportunity to restore civility in the General Assembly’s upper chamber.