Virginia legalized small amounts of marijuana this July, but hemp, which comes from the same plant, has been regulated in the state since 2015. The USDA is asking farmers about their hemp crops for the first time nationwide. The survey could give valuable data to hemp farmers who lack information and for investors looking to […]
After the process for redrawing new state legislative districts broke down, Virginia’s redistricting commission has moved onto drawing congressional districts. Jahd Khalil reports the commission avoided a major pitfall of the last process but may have exacerbated another.
Virginia ranks among the worst states in the country for graduation rates of students who do not speak English as their native language, a group that is more likely to drop out than go to college. Michael Pope tells us about a new report identifying some potential solutions.
One Virginia community has changed its mind about removing armed police from schools while another will require its employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project’s Va. News link. More now from Fred Echols.
Former presidents are bringing new attention to the race for governor. Jeff Schapiro of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Michael Pope catch us up on those details and some other closely watched House of Delegates races.
After failing to agree on new maps for state legislative districts, Virginia’s Redistricting Commission is moving on to federal Congressional districts. David Seidel reports the drafts reviewed Thursday included some big changes for southwest and central Virginia.