When the Virginia GOP nominated right-wing Bishop E.W. Jackson for the state's lieutenant governor post last weekend, it might have anticipated outrage from progressives upset with Jackson's outright antigay, antichoice, Islamophobic stances.
Many here in Central Virginia are searching for ways to help the tornado victims in Oklahoma.
Governor Bob McDonnell announces that Virginia has been approved to implement a new healthcare initiative, the Medicare-Medicaid Enrollee Financial Alignment Demonstration, aimed at coordinating care for more than 78,000 Virginians currently enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.
Democratic Party Chair of Virginia Charniele Herring, state Sen. Adam Ebbin and gay-rights advocate James Parrish held a teleconference Tuesday afternoon lambasting the "dangerous and hateful attacks on gay and lesbian Virginians that Republican candidates Ken Cuccinelli and E.W. Jackson have made a centerpiece of their careers." Herring asked why ... (more)
Virginia Lt. Gov Bill Bolling, a Republican, said Monday that the surprise GOP pick to succeed him had made "simply indefensible" comments in the past that would only serve to reinforce negative perceptions about the party.
State Police statistics show both violent and property crimes fell about 3 percent in Virginia in 2012 compared to the year before.
A retired Staunton police officer is in custody after being accused of trying to solicit a minor online.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. The June 2013 issue of Wonderful West Virginia magazine, now on sale, celebrates its namesake's 150th anniversary of statehood with a special "Day in the Life" issue featuring nearly 100 photos provided by readers.
Hurricanes and severe storms are a part of summertime in Northern Virginia and experts are predicting a number of Hurricane experts predict that this year's hurricane season could yield four major hurricanes this year in the Atlantic in the 2013 season.
Planned Parenthood endorsed Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe Thursday hours after the Democrat bashed opponent Ken Cuccinelli on the abortion issue.
David Boaz at The Cato Institute makes an interesting point this week about the extent to which "Republicans" campaigning for higher office in the state of Virginia are adopting positions on social issues that could prove very costly to their electability.
You may want to know how area restaurants performed in their last Virginia Department of Health inspection.
Stanley "Champ" Sedmock, a 13-year resident of Cortland Acres, may not have to wait long for U.S. Sen.
Inspectors from the Virginia Department of Health visited several restaurants in or near Fairfax City this week.
Back in 2009 when Scott Brown won a surprise victory in the Massachusetts senate race, Chris Christie took the New Jersey governor's race, and Bob McDonnell won in a landslide to take the Virginia governor's seat, it was believed at the time that those three races augered well for GOP prospects in the 2010 mid terms.
As a part of the ongoing Million Hearts Initiative, the Virginia Department of Health's Region 3 heart disease and stroke prevention coordinator, Sophie Wenzel, provided statistics indicating need for greater awareness of health issues facing southwest Virginians.