Tom Garrett

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How long should members of Congress have to actually read the legislation they are voting on?

In President Trump’s newly released budget, the administration calls for drastic cuts to environmental programs, including the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund. Lawmakers from Virginia are divided on the role the Environmental Protection Agency should play today.

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Virginia lawmakers have mixed reactions to the sweeping federal budget proposal President Trump released this week.

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A Congressman from Virginia is in Africa this week, working to secure the release of two Sudanese pastors imprisoned by their government. Seven of the pastors’ family members have already arrived in Virginia as refugees.

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The U.S. House kicks off a month long recess today, which some Virginia Republicans say they don’t deserve.

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