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Va. voters to decide Statehouse control, with climate on the line

Republicans have a chance in about seven weeks to take full control of the Virginia state government for the first time in a decade.

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Va. panel votes to exit carbon trading market in move Dems call unlawful

A Virginia regulatory board on Wednesday voted to withdraw the state from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI, fulfilling a directive from Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin but triggering the threat of legal action from environmental groups who say the board overstepped its authority.

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China fuels debate in Richmond after Youngkin slams door on battery plant

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) has injected China into the General Assembly's agenda, raising questions about his 2024 presidential aspirations.
Virginia Senate imperils Andrew Wheeler’s bid for Glenn Youngkin’s Cabinet

Virginia Senate imperils Andrew Wheeler’s bid for Glenn Youngkin’s Cabinet

The party-line vote is not likely to end Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s efforts to install Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist who led a rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations as Environmental Protection Agency chief under President Donald Trump.
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Virginia lawmakers send 'historic' energy bill to governor

Virginia lawmakers have given final passage to a sweeping energy bill that would overhaul how the state's utilities generate electricity.
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