Jahd Khalil is a reporter and producer in Richmond.
Originally from Nebraska, Khalil was previously based in Cairo where he helped co-found Madamasr.com. He was a reporting fellow with The GroundTruth Project and the University of California-Berkeley’s 11th Hour Food and Farming Fellowship.
The legislature is gearing up for its annual session next month and its bill drafting system is hobbled. It's forcing lawmakers to change how they do business.
Voters in Virginia have elected Youngkin as the next governor after years of Democratic control, according to the AP. Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe conceded Wednesday morning.
More states have adopted redistricting commissions as an antidote to gerrymandering over the past decade. Depending on the state, commissions look and function very differently. Are they working?
COVID-19 restrictions forced hikers off the Appalachian Trail over the past year. Enthusiasts are back, but many shelters along the trail are still closed by the agencies that manage them.