Bills to ensure workers paid sick days failed in Va. House
Legislation also would have removed barriers for grocery, health care workers
RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia General Assembly did not pass legislation this session to ensure paid sick days for employees, despite strong public support. A 2021 study by Christopher Newport
Morrissey’s Petersburg casino bill fails in Senate Finance
House bill is still alive, though
Updated Friday, Feb. 3 With an 7-8 no vote Thursday evening, the Virginia Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee killed state Sen. Joe Morrissey’s measure to bring a casino referendum to
Newport News delegate plans to reintroduce bill to help tenants facing eviction
Price wants to lengthen "pay or quit" period
Amid rising evictions in Virginia, a state legislator plans to reintroduce an expired public health emergency law which could help tenants pay their rent, although invested parties debate its efficacy.
Youngkin signs bill to conform tax code
Pandemic-related loans will not be treated as taxable income by state
This year’s tax season may be a little less complicated for businesses that were granted Paycheck Protection Program loans and Rebuild Virginia grants during the pandemic. A bill that Gov.
Lawmakers debate human trafficking bill
Legislation would train hotel workers to spot signs
RICHMOND, Va. — Legislators raised a few questions with a measure that would deploy hotel staff to help combat human trafficking. The bill introduced by Del. Shelly A. Simonds, D-Newport