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Monday, February 17, 2020
Virginia's Senate has blocked a ban on assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines with the support of four Democratic senators. Last year, Governor Ralph Northam promised gun control laws.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Lawmakers in Virginia voted to make it the pivotal 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, decades after the first deadline. The fight to get the amendment into the Constitution isn't over.
Sunday, June 02, 2019
People in Virginia Beach are mourning the loss of 12 people killed by a gunman Friday afternoon.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
In Virginia, there seems to be a growing difference of opinion between young and older black leaders concerning whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment joins an ever widening scandal about past displays of racism that has engulfed the state's top Democrats
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Attorney General Mark Herring says when he was in college, "some friends suggested we attend a party dressed like rappers we listened to at the time."
Sunday, November 18, 2018
A bipartisan coalition of Virginia lawmakers is working to make the state the 38th and final one needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Some drops in prison populations were offset by increases at local jails, especially in rural areas.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Several alleged rape victims who attend Brigham Young University are criticizing the private, religious school for punishing victims of sexual assault. They say victims who report being raped are investigated by the school's strict Honor Code office for other violations leading up to their assault, like drinking alcohol. Critics of the policy say this creates a chilling effect on rape victims who become worried about their standing at the university.
Friday, November 13, 2015
A family court judge in Utah has rescinded his order to remove a baby from lesbian foster parents. He previously said the child would be better off with a heterosexual foster family. ...
Monday, October 05, 2015
As chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, has pushed investigations into the Secret Service following security lapses at the White House, and he aggressively challenged Planned Parenthood. He's now shaking up Capitol Hill even more as a challenger to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., ...
Monday, October 05, 2015
Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced he's running to succeed John Boehner as speaker of the House. Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, takes on the party's No. 2 Kevin McCarthy.
Friday, March 13, 2015
The bill was endorsed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The law includes protections in areas of housing and employment. It also contains some exemptions for religious groups.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The governor of Utah is expected to sign an anti-discrimination bill into law Thursday that protects LGBT residents from housing and employment discrimination.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Gay couples in Utah are celebrating the 10th Circuit Decision, while opponents of same-sex marriage are taking steps to appeal. Republican Governor Gary Herbert says he is disappointed by the ruling.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Law enforcement in Utah's capital is using federal organized-crime charges to try to rein in groups like the Tongan Crips. One officer says it's sometimes the only way to send a message to criminals.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
In 2005, Utah set out to end chronic homelessness within 10 years by providing each homeless person with an apartment and a social worker. As they inch closer to their deadline, it lo...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A new charter school in Utah wants to equip students in kindergarten through ninth grade with a solid foundation in business.
Students' daily lessons are peppered with concepts like sales and marketing, finance and entrepreneurship, says first-grade teacher Tammy Hill. "And that plays into leadership and improved math skills. And ...