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Reforms proposed to address racial injustice

For centuries, our nation has preached equality as our cardinal virtue while burdening African Americans with systemic inequality. The horrific murders of George Floyd, Breonna ... Read more

‘Thin blue line’ will get thinner

The term “thin blue line” is used to refer to those law enforcement officers who are assigned the task of keeping society from descending into ... Read more

SVCC’s virtual graduation will be held Saturday

Southside Virginia Community College will celebrate its 2020 graduates during the institution’s first ever virtual graduation ceremony. The event will recognize the excellence of our ... Read more

Attempts to eradicate instead of contextualizing history invariably fail

Regrettably, when someone lacks a strong belief in values, they tend to flap this way and that like a flag in a breeze. This is ... Read more

Congress needs to do its part

These are difficult times. George Floyd’s family deserves justice and Congress needs to do its part. That’s why I am calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi ... Read more

Senator questions Northam’s decisions

We all grew up being told more, bigger, and better is good. Such phrases as “keeping up with the Joneses” was the mantra of the ... Read more

An open letter from Senator Mark Warner

I’m sure folks have seen the protests this weekend in response to George Floyd’s murder at the hands of police officers, and years of violence ... Read more

Coronavirus is taking a heavy toll

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on our nation and on the 5th District. Christine and I are heartbroken by the incredible loss ... Read more

 The metal framework began to go up last week for the new Drakes Branch Volunteer Fire Department and municipal building. The fire department and town’s ... Read more

Riggleman condemns China’s action against Hong Kong

This week I was appointed the co-chair of two pillars of the China Task Force; national security and technology. I am honored to be working ... Read more

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