New York Governor says former Virginia AG violated oath of office

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says that acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and his deputy, Ken Cuccinelli – a former Virginia Attorney General – violated their oaths of office when they barred his state’s residents from participating in a program that allows U.S. travelers quicker passage through borders and airport lines. He notes that […]

Employment commissioner defends agency’s work amid pandemic

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The head of a Virginia agency that has come under scrutiny for its handling of unemployment benefits countered criticism from dozens of Democratic lawmakers, saying that “while there is room for improvement,” her staff has performed “admirably” during unprecedented times. Virginia Employment Commissioner Ellen Marie Hess responded late Thursday to a letter sent […]

No entry to Virginia liquor stores without a mask

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s state-owned liquor stores say they won’t let anyone not wearing a mask into their stores starting Monday as part of an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority will have greeters at the front of stores to prevent people without […]

Former U.S. Attorney discusses Berman’s ouster in New York City

The former top prosecutor in New York is reportedly testifying tomorrow before the House Judiciary Committee after he was fired by President Trump while reportedly investigating associates of the President. WLNI’s Ian Price spoke about it with a former U.S Attorney in our area: 07-08 Fishwick Berman WRAP

Most marijuana possession in Virginia is now a simple fine

As of today, possession of an ounce or less of Marijuana is a civil offense punishable in Virginia by only a $25 fine — no more arrests or criminal record. But the head of Virginia NORML says that does NOT go far enough as WLNI’s Ian Price reports: 07-01 Decriminalization WRAP-WEB