corrections · healthcare · house commerce and trade · john bell

Guards Hope Gen. Assembly Doesn’t Sentence Them to Hard Time

In a Virginia house split down the middle, delegates in the Commonwealth offered what might be seen as the first line of support for prison guards fighting more protections under the law. Many guards from the Commonwealth’s 38 correctional facilities were in Richmond Tuesday to urge legislator support for Del. John Bell’s (D-Loudoun) bill that… Continue reading Guards Hope Gen. Assembly Doesn’t Sentence Them to Hard Time

address · GOP · governor · gun control · healthcare · medicaid · northam · theft threshold

In Address, Northam Challenges GOP to Pass Progressive Agenda

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking the Republican-backed General Assembly to pass a progressive agenda that includes expanding Medicaid, stricter gun regulations and protecting abortion rights. The Democratic governor, who was swept into office on a wave of voter dislike of President Donald Trump, pressed lawmakers at a joint meeting of… Continue reading In Address, Northam Challenges GOP to Pass Progressive Agenda