Phase one completed redistricting at the state level for the U.S. House of Representatives and Virginia House and Senate districts in accordance with maps approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia in December 2021.
The four Democrats vying for three seats on Roanoke City Council gathered outside the city registrar’s office Friday afternoon. Their message: the 45 days of early voting before the June 21st Democratic Primary are now under way.
Democrats in the city of Roanoke have decided how they will choose their nominee for a special city council election in November. Members of the Roanoke City Democratic Committee voted to hold an assembled caucus, more commonly known as a mass meeting.
Senator David Suetterlein (R-Roanoke Co.) called for more transparency surrounding decisions by the Virginia Parole Board. And a bill he introduced to address that issue has been signed by the Governor.
Two weeks after the regular session of the General Assembly ended, we’re still waiting for a compromise on the state budget. Lawmakers left Richmond earlier this month without passing a new two- year spending plan, and negotiators have been working behind the scenes to strike a deal.
Voting bills approved in the House of Delegates earlier this year, stalled Tuesday in a Senate Committee. The bills included Photo ID requirements, restrictions on absentee ballots and a measure that would have reduced early voting from 45 days to two weeks.
After 10 years in the Virginia House of Delegates, Chris Head says he hopes to represent the region in the Virginia Senate. The Botetourt County Republican made the announcement Friday morning on Facebook Live, with his wife Betsy and Congressmen Ben Cline and Morgan Griffith alongside.
Glenn Youngkin is Virginia’s 74th Governor. He was sworn in Saturday on the steps of the State Capitol, promising a new and better day for the Commonwealth. And he got to work immediately, signing a number of executive orders.
24 hours before the inauguration of Virginia’s 74th Governor, the steps of the State Capitol and the massive bleachers nearby were empty, but the area will be filled to overflowing when Glenn Youngkin takes the oath of office Saturday afternoon.
Republican Congressman Morgan Griffith says he will run for re-election in the 9th district. That announcement came Tuesday afternoon, the same day the Virginia Supreme Court placed his residence in the 6th district with incumbent Congressman Ben Cline.
Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin says members of his transition team are making progress as they work to build the new administration, but it’s taking time to review all of the applications they’ve received.
Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin returned to the Roanoke Valley Friday to thank his supporters. But he also visited a local youth ministry and reached out to lawmakers whose support he will need to get things done in Richmond.