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TSA Is Filling Up in Southern Springfield

Access improvements are still to come for this Federal facility.

TSA in Springfield

Opinion: Commentary: Finding Solutions in the General Assembly

Both the Senate of Virginia and the House of Delegates have released proposed budgets and we will vote on the budget soon.

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The Strange Career of Felon Disenfranchisement

Amendment targets Jacksonian-era restriction weaponized during Jim Crow.

Felons have been prohibited from voting in Virginia since 1830, when the "right to suffrage" was denied "to any person convicted of any infamous offense." But it was during the era of Jim Crow that felon disenfranchisement became weaponized to prevent Black voters from influencing elections.

Opinion: Commentary: General Assembly at Crossover

This last year has been called “historic” and “unprecedented".

Opinion: Column: If Michael Corleone Had Lung Cancer

"Just when I thought I was out ... they pull me back in."