With his chances of perhaps one day becoming the nation’s first Jewish Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives riding on a primary that's slightly more than a week away, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is under mounting pressure to move on immigration reform.
He was hit from both the right and the left—as his Republican rival and a coalition of Latino organizations spoke about it at separate events Wednesday.
With the shortage of healthcare providers in Virginia the Department of Health has four programs to incentivize students and providers to not only stay in Virginia but to work in underserved regions of the state.
Chickens are a blessing for humanity -- from the eggs they deliver to our breakfast table to the main course they become at dinner. Now, there’s another reason to love these versatile birds. Scientists at the University of Virginia say they may teach us how to restore lost hearing in humans.
Walk around any cemetery and you’ll find tombstones bearing the same last name. . . family members buried next to each other. A new Virginia law will now make it possible for people to be buried beside their pets.
“There’s Peanut and Bootsie and Choppie, Niles, Sassy Mae, Mr. Bojangles, Gypsy, and Princess.”
“People are devoted to their pet, love their pets. As you can see, we’ve got flowers and memorials, and a couple Easter decorations.”
Don Green is the President of Evergreen Memorial Trust and we’re standing in a corner of MountainView Cemetery in Vinton.
For weeks, speculation has run rampant at the State Capitol over what authority Governor McAuliffe might have under the Virginia Constitution to keep the state operating if a budget is not passed by the start of the new fiscal year on July 1st.
Attorneys for the nonpartisan Division of Legislative Services were asked to advise state lawmakers about executive options for paying bills or mitigating a government shutdown. At the heart of the issue is the constitutional requirement for separation of powers and co-equal branches.
The warning that America is running short on health care providers has been getting louder as current providers age and retire, and baby boomers age into higher consumption of health care. Virginia has more than 16-thousand physicians yet the Health Resources and Services Administration says the state needs 123 more.