Fortner and Hill are recognized for lifesaving actions.
Democrats still need to flip one more GOP senator to make it happen.
Democrats unable to gain traction on reform, despite new numbers in House.
When lawmakers arrived in Richmond last month, Democrats were hopeful that they would be able to use their new numbers to gain some traction on the gun debate. Now that the session is half over and the nation is reeling from yet another mass shooting, very little of their agenda has been accomplished at the Capitol.
“Shape of the Region” Conference reviews area’s Opportunity Index and gathers leaders to discuss successes and challenges.
Local educators suggest books to read in celebration of African American History Month.
Protesters at NRA headquarters decry killings, demand lawmakers pass laws to stem gun violence.