Gun-rights advocates who vowed to keep addressing an issue which they say violates civil liberties may have some ammunition when state lawmakers return to Richmond for next week's Veto Session. The state ACLU’s executive director is sympathizing with advocates who say LEGAL concealed-carry permit-holders are being unfairly targeted by law enforcement in neighboring states that do not recognize those permits.
Millenials are known for low voter turnouts and a general lack of interest in politics, but two entrepreneurs here in Virginia hope to disprove that perception and make it easier for young people to connect with elected officials.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker joined U.S. Senator Tim Kaine in his hometown of Richmond Monday to discuss trade opportunities and obstacles with local business leaders. They especially focused on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, which supporters say would open up improved trade between the 12 nations that are involved in negotiations.
President Obama has vowed to keep fighting for immigration reform, while Republican leaders push for new limits on who can come and who can stay in the U.S. Here in Virginia, experts say the debate should take a very different tone, as this state’s immigrant population is like no other in the nation.