Youngkin wants more large sites in Virginia building EV batteries. So do other states. Meanwhile, the number of big battery plants available may run out. Beyond that is competition for microchip plants.
Education briefs: Virginia Tech gets grant to turn food waste into biodegradable plastics. Tech business school names visiting cybersecurity and privacy executive fellow.
Area Ranger named for Mount Rogers. Department of Historic Resources launches Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Historic Preservation Fund.
Move announced Thursday by chair, who says Democrats can’t connect to rural voters because they don’t understand importance of guns to voters.
From elsewhere: Environmental groups, Justice settle over Wise County mines. Martinsville restricts admittance to games following fight. Nottoway School Board member slammed for Facebook posts.
VMI lacrosse player on a Christmas ski trip to the Alps helped save people buried in an avalanche.
Gov. Youngkin has been working with Republican legislators to draft an abortion bill that could pass a divided legislature since Roe v. Wade fell. Senate Democrats, who hold a 22-18 majority, say all restrictions to abortion will be a non-starter for them.
Ford Motor Company called reporting that Virginia had been selected for a battery plant “inaccurate.” Meanwhile, Democrats and Republicans in the General Assembly spar over the governor’s move.
Readers have been asking questions about the small modular reactor Gov. Youngkin wants to bring to Southwest Virginia since Cardinal News began reporting on it. We’ve been listening. Here is everything we can tell you about some of the most frequently asked questions about the project.
The choice is whether those properties in Roanoke and Salem stay as they are and deteriorate or whether they get rehabbed into some other purpose.