Virginia Republicans are calling on Governor Northam to revise state guidelines for reopening schools. On Wednesday, they said the state should make it a priority to get students back in the classroom for in-person instruction five days a week.
Using a cellphone while driving is a risky habit, and come January it will be illegal to hold one in your hand, while you're behind the wheel. On Wednesday, Governor Ralph Northam held a virtual signing ceremony for legislation that bans the use of a handheld communications device while driving.
The Treasury Department only released the names for about 16,000 Virginia entities that received loans of more than $150,000. Data shows that the program, designed to soften job losses from the coronavirus, was used far and wide in Virginia.
Good won a GOP convention last month against incumbent U.S. Rep. Denver Riggleman. Freitas is a state delegate who had to mount a pricey write-in campaign to keep his state House seat after failing to get his paperwork in on time.
Dr. O'Dell has started using the term “super spreader event” to define incidents of large groups of people going to parties, funerals and such, including hot spots such as Myrtle Beach, and catching or spreading the virus.
The new suggestions were sent to superintendents and local school leaders, who have the ultimate responsibility, according to the Virginia Department of Education, for deciding the best plans for their individual districts.