State approves $119 million rehabilitation hospital

March 24, 2017

Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Hospital and VCU Health received approval last Tuesday for the joint construction of the $119 million Sheltering Arms Rehab Institute, a 114-bed rehabilitation hospital in Goochland County. The hospital will treat patients Read More

Redistricting cases pushes through courts

March 21, 2017

Virginia redistricting reform made strides forward this month with two cases concerning illegal gerrymandering — the drawing of district lines to benefit a state legislature’s majority political party to ensure reelection. The first case, stemming Read More

Activists, lawmakers demand attorney general resign

March 21, 2017

Bearing signs such as “Perjury = Prison,” “Nyet Paid,” and “No Concessions for Sessions!”, more than 50 protesters in downtown Richmond demanded the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Wednesday. Calling him “racist” Read More

VCU Health reports breach of medical files

March 20, 2017

The VCU Health System notified about 2,700 people last week that their, or their minor child’s, electronic medical records were “inappropriately accessed over a three-year period”, according to a March 10 university statement. According to Read More

New laws would help and hurt access to information

March 16, 2017

For advocates of government transparency, the General Assembly’s 2017 session was a mixed bag, resulting in bills that both increased and decreased information available under the Freedom of Information Act. According to Megan Rhyne, executive Read More

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