Many states and cities have created incentive programs for filmmakers and production companies. Ahead of 'Mercy Street's premiere, we consider the appeal of Hollywood in Virginia and the potential therein.
The Virginia branch of NARAL has drafted a "statement of intent" for this year's legislative session intended to push back against a slate of legislation passed by state Republicans targeting reproductive health care services for women.
In Virginia, legislators face pressure from Gov. Terry McAuliffe to expand education spending. And in Maryland, debates over law enforcement reform and Gov. Larry Hogan's budget proposals will be center stage.
In Virginia, lawmakers are about to gather in Richmond for a 60-day General Assembly session. They'll be considering everything from cracking down on payday loans to opening up availability of concealed carry permits.
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