One small Virginia town’s opinion has become the target of a racial discrimination complaint by a fair housing group and the shuttered college that would have benefited from housing undocumented immigrant minors.Read More →
Sen. Mark Warner, the self-proclaimed “radical moderate,” isn’t so middle-of-the-road when it comes to spending taxpayer dollars.Read More →
The officers running Virginia’s underfunded pension system are making more than anyone in the state — and will be getting sweet checks in retirement, too.Read More →
An opponent says it’s “a long way from being done,” but a controversial streetcar project with a ballooning $560 million price tag got another push from the Arlington County Board on Tuesday.Read More →
The government is watching you. Local police in Virginia randomly collect and keep photographs of license plates. Virginia universities are testing drones, and as of next July, police and other Virginia authorities will be able to use the unmanned devices, too.Read More →
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond has lined up $24.9 million in federal funding for a 7.6-mile bus line that isn’t broken. But where the city will get the matching money is anyone’s guess.
The publicly run Greater Richmond Transit Co. says the $49.8-million project will improve downtown bus service for “transit-dependent persons in an [...]