"Feast," food-related artwork curated by Piedmont Council for the Arts in partnership with the New City Arts Forum, a Charlottesville conference on art and food. March's exhibit is sponsored by New City Arts, Feast! and Early Mountain Vineyards.
Young people under the age of 18 would no longer be permitted to buy electronic cigarettes under legislation that’s in its final stage at the General Assembly. The bill targets the delivery devices—regardless of their shape or size—and the related vapor products that contain nicotine..
As many as three in ten adults have trouble sleeping. They spend more than $32 billion a year on medications, books and recordings, hoping to get a good night’s rest.
Now, a team at the University of Virginia is offering another solution online.
54-year-old Jonathan West is the father of four and a consultant who helps people figure out how to pay for college. He doesn’t lie awake wondering how he’ll finance his own children’s education, but for more than a decade he’s had trouble sleeping.
The Commonwealth’s business leaders held dueling news conferences yesterday to express opposing views on enrolling hundreds of thousands of additional low-income residents in Medicaid.
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce stressed that it’s against a traditional expansion of Medicaid—but it likes the state Senate’s plan for using private insurance through a new Marketplace Virginia. The National Federation of Independent Business believes that Medicaid growth will become fiscally unsustainable.
Michael Tomsic became a full-time reporter for WFAE in August 2012. Before that, he reported for the station as a freelancer and intern while he finished his senior year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Heââ
One reason it's prudent for lawmakers to review the fine print of amendments offered to the Virginia state budget is because it may contain legislation that might not pass both houses on its own. Such is the case with an amendment approved by the House and attached to its version of the state budget. It directs the executive branch on how to proceed in controversial cases, such as the lawsuit challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.
It was budget day at the State Capitol. The House and Senate mull over and pass their respective budget proposals, which are then sent to the opposite chambers. That's typically when the lines in the sand are drawn. Although each version makes significant changes in former Governor McDonnell's 96-billion dollar draft, the lines were drawn well before today over one issue—Medicaid expansion.