A Republican official from the 17th state Senate District is suing the Virginia Department of Elections, claiming that Gov. Glenn Youngkin strong-armed the agency into changing the nomination process from a primary to a convention to benefit his preferred candidate. A lawyer for the state called her a “low-level official who went rogue.”
Youngkin doubles down on quest to put nation’s first commercial small modular nuclear reactor in Southwest Virginia
The governor made two stops in Southwest Virginia, one at a Bristol school to discuss the deadly drug fentanyl and the second in Abingdon to sign bills related to his energy plan.
Lawsuit alleges Youngkin pushed Dept. of Elections to change a Southside state Senate nomination process
A GOP official from the newly created 17th state Senate District is suing the Virginia Department of Elections, claiming that Gov. Glenn Youngkin strong-armed the agency into changing the nomination process from a primary to a convention to benefit Del. Emily Brewer over former NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler.
In Lexington, Pence says Republicans have better choices than Trump in 2024
The former vice president teased a presidential run during an appearance at Washington and Lee University.
The ‘crazy FOIA lady’ used state law to dislodge public records — and improve emergency response times and finances in her town
Laura Mollo of Richlands, in Tazewell County, was met with a campaign of harassment and intimidation after she spent more than $5,000 to file hundreds of Virginia Freedom of Information Act requests. On Thursday, she will receive a state open government award for her efforts
Fariss’ arraignment pushed back to May
The Campbell County legislator has been charged with two felonies stemming from a traffic incident.
Sen. Steve Newman to retire after 35 years in politics
The senator from Bedford County began his tenure in public service in 1988, when he was the youngest ever to be elected to the Lynchburg City Council.
Trish White-Boyd becomes second Democrat to enter race following Edwards’ retirement
She joins Luke Priddy in seeking the Democratic nomination for the state Senate. The winner will face state Sen. David Suetterlein, R-Roanoke County.
Luke Priddy will seek Democratic nomination for state Senate following Edwards’ retirement
Priddy, who has been an aide to Edwards, was elected to Roanoke City Council in November. If he wins the nomination, he’ll face state Sen. David Suetterlein, R-Roanoke County.
Del. Matt Fariss arrested on 2 felony charges
Fariss was charged following a traffic incident that injured a pedestrian, according to Virginia State Police.