Deeds said he realizes an income tax increase for higher earners would be a tough sell amid a pandemic, statewide elections and with every seat in the House of Delegates up in November.
The majority of speakers at a special meeting of the Spotsylvania School Board supported changing the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary School.
Washington state voters approved a sex education referendum, the nation's first sex ed fight to be decided at the ballot.
Virginia voters on Tuesday considered a constitutional amendment to reform the state’s political redistricting process. An hour after the polls closed the yes votes were significantly ahead, but not enough of the was in to officially call the result.
Voters in Bristol, Danville, Norfolk and Portsmouth get final say on whether casinos will be constructed in their cities. Richmond's turn could come next year.
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors will not be bound by the results of the vote. Still, activists have criticized the choice to have a referendum, emphasizing the county's voters are overwhelmingly white.
Albemarle County currently has a meals tax rate of 4%, which was approved by a voter referendum in 1997. Charlottesville's City Council voted last year to increase the city's meals tax to 6%.
Albemarle County Public Schools has extended its school division WiFi signal strength at school parking lots and the Yancey School Community C…
The board on Wednesday asked the Albemarle School Board to revisit a request to replace spaces lost in an expansion.
Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday rejected a bill that would have expanded the state Board of Elections and handed the body power to appoint the state’s elections chief.
In a 2016 referendum, Britons voted, 52 percent to 48 percent, for the exhilaration of emancipation from the European Union's gray bureaucratic conformities. They thereby leapt into a quagmire of negotiations with an EU determined to make separation sufficiently painful to discourage other nations from considering it.
Britain's Brexit agonies — its two-and-a-half-year struggle to disentangle itself from the European Union — indicate that direct democracy is dangerous because public sentiments need to be refined by filtration through deliberative institutions.
State Sen. Bill Stanley said he expects to file legislation this upcoming General Assembly that will set in motion the process to get a statewide referendum on the ballot next year to consider financing repairing the commonwealth’s aging schools.
SKOPJE, Macedonia — A referendum on changing Macedonia's name as part of a deal that would pave the way for NATO membership won overwhelming s…
LIVERPOOL, England — Britain's main opposition Labour Party confirmed Sunday that it will hold a major debate on Brexit at its party conferenc…
Crowdfunding might be a novel way to pay for a public park — but, then, we’ve been encouraging Albemarle County to come up with alternatives for funding parks. Crowdfunding — asking the public to directly donate to park development — is one option generating interest as Albemarle looks at creating a small park and boat launch on the South Fork Rivanna River at Rio Mills Road.
Peach trees generally have a growing life of 10 to 15 years. Fruit production in state up in 2017 (July 5)
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors decided against a bond referendum at a meeting Thursday. A story on Page A1 of Friday's edition inco…
The division will ask the county for money directly, citing concerns with a vote in an off-year election and supervisors denying the full amount for capital projects.
Albemarle County has approved a $59 million bond referendum — most of which, if approved by voters this fall, would go toward school projects. But a small portion is proposed to go toward a very large funding gap: $6 million for county parks, a number of which have yet to be developed.
Albemarle County supervisors took the wiser course in opting to send a $59 million bond referendum to the voters in November, the vast majority of which — if approved — would go to schools.
On Wednesday, supervisors discussed which projects they would like to support with the $12 million portion allotted for county projects.
From "'CBIC honors local tech entrepreneurs, students, teachers" on DailyProgress.com (May 27)