Criminal justice reform groups are concerned current law leaves prosecutors and judges with little flexibility.
Youngkin sworn in as governor
The Republican starts his term with a flurry of executive actions; repeals mask mandates in schools and vaccines for state employees.
Live inauguration updates: Full text of Youngkin’s inaugural address
Glenn Youngkin was sworn in today as the 74th governor of Virginia.
The great confusion
A bill sponsored by freshman Del. Wren Williams cites the wrong Lincoln debate. A state agency later claimed responsibility for the error.
Two with Roanoke ties named to administration posts
Here’s the list of top officials in the incoming Youngkin administration so far.
Senate panel clears first school construction measure
Legislation proposed by Sen. Bill Stanley would require school districts to use unspent tax dollars from the state on capital projects.
Youngkin announces inaugural parade participants
Units include stew pot from Brunswick County, race car from Martinsville Speedway and representatives from the Spearhead Trails in Southwest. (ATVs?)
In final State of Commonwealth address, Northam looks back on tumultuous tenure
Outgoing governor touts economic and cultural achievements at joint session of House of Delegates and state Senate.
Gilbert sworn in as speaker, strikes unifying tone
The new House Republican majority laid out its legislative agenda as the General Assembly convened in Richmond.
House committee assignments announced; Austin to be vice chair of Appropriations
Ten legislators from Southwest or Southside named vice chairs of their respective committees.