Day: February 6, 2021

Va. schools wanted to start providing in-person instruction by 3/15

February 6, 2021

(VM) – Schools across Virginia will be expected to resume in-person learning by March 15, according to Gov. Ralph Northam, who announced the directive in a news briefing on Friday. Spokeswoman Alena Yarmosky said that while Northam has oversight of the Virginia Department of Education and is overseeing the state’s COVID-19 response, authority over reopening […]

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Virginia on track to abolish the death penalty

February 6, 2021

BY BEN WASSERSTEIN (CNS) – The House of Delegates voted 57-41 Feb. 5 to abolish the death penalty, clearing the way for the end of capital punishment in Virginia after more than 400 years and nearly 1,400 executions. The largely party-line vote by the House came two days after the Senate also voted to end […]

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