Center for Biological Diversity: CHARLESTON, W.V.— In response to a decade of action from conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today finalized critical habitat protection for the candy darter, a small, brightly colored fish, under the Endangered Species Act.
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ April 7 The Herald-Dispatch on the return of sports tourism: Sports tourism is coming back after taking a hiatus last year, and that’s good news for the Tri-State area and the Kanawha Valley. Kanawha County officials on Monday announced that the 2022 US
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ March 23 The Herald-Dispatch on the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan package: It’s not the same as winning the lottery, but it’s close. And just as lottery winners must deal with the hazards of unexpected and unearned wealth, so must counties and municipalities
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Democratic-controlled Virginia General Assembly worked in its second year to establish more protections for LGBTQ people. Lawmakers tackled LGBTQ inequity in criminal justice and health care, reforming laws that advocates said were rooted in discrimination and could block access to needed services. An advisory
The collective power of our movement has shifted policy in a meaningful way, and we must use our momentum to keep pushing for more equitable laws.
The outgoing governor picked his predecessor over three Black candidates running for the Democratic nomination.
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia has the fourth most restrictions still in place, according to a study comparing all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Personal possession and home cultivation would be legal starting in July.