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Virginia Senate Committee Denies In-State Tuition for DACA Recipients; House Bill Waiting for Vote

The price increase of college tuition has created one of the biggest debt crises in modern history. Between 1985 and 2011, the average tuition...

Three Reproductive Health Bills Die in Committee by One Vote

Caitlin Blunnie was in college when she was sexually assaulted by someone who she thought was a friend. She never spoke about it publicly...

Three Minimum Wage Bills Died in Committee 11-3

Romiah skipped up to the podium with her mother, Jacqueline Short. The little girl was having a hard time standing still, but she had...

Bill Seeking to Ban Bump Stocks One of the Few Gun Safety Bills to...

Cortney Carroll described the noise of the gunfire as the kind you only hear in movies. She described what was supposed to be an...
Richmond Reporter

Here’s What Happened Last Week

The legislative session is a fast paced, hard to keep up with time of the year in Virginia. Hundreds of bills that affect everyday...
Eyes on Richmond

Bills Will No Longer Die in Silence

Last year, a bill requiring transgender people to use the restroom on their birth certificate, a law prohibiting politicians from using campaign funds for...
Carroll Foy Virginia Black Caucus

Newcomer Foy is Ready to Fight for Criminal Justice Reform

Here’s a list of things that cost more than $200: iPhones, Beats by Dre headphones and various name brand sunglasses and handbags. Stealing any...
Del. Boysko

Driver’s Licenses, In-State Tuition and Hate Crime Laws All Ahead in Virginia’s General Assembly

Mohamed Gula, Executive Director for Emgage in Virginia and a former Sunday school teacher, remembers discussing hate and bullying with his pupils. He said...
Governor and Governor-elect

Governor and Governor-elect Announce 2018 Legislative Agenda

Medicaid expansion, gun safety and reproductive rights were all given support by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Governor-elect Ralph Northam as they announced their joint...
oral contraception, women's rights

Here’s What’s to Come in Virginia for Women’s Rights in 2018

Reproductive health, equal pay and paid family and medical leave are a few of the issues supported by the Women’s Equality Coalition, announced today...