Tag Archives: Virginia State Senate

Peaceful Crowd Holds Vigil Outside NRA Headquarters

There were an estimated 22,000 people from all over the country who swarmed into Richmond yesterday in order to express their opposition to commonsense reforms to end gun violence. Shortly after all of this wrapped up, however, a group of concerned … Continue reading

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Scott Surovell and Patrick Hope Introduce Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

There have been countless studies over the years that show conversion therapy not only doesn’t work, but can be extremely harmful for children who are forced to go through it. Considering how kids already are going through enough while trying … Continue reading

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VA Senate Democrats Announce Legislative Priorities

As members of Virginia’s General Assembly have begun pre-filing legislation to be considered in the upcoming session, the Senate Democratic caucus has announced its priorities for the session. Considering they campaigned upon similar themes this year, it shouldn’t be too … Continue reading

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Arthur Purves Illustrates the Current State of the Fairfax County Republican Party

While most folks believe Senator Janet Howell will coast to reelection in the 32nd District since her opponent is a repeat candidate who has hardly any money backing his campaign, the rhetoric used by Arthur Purves is a prime example … Continue reading

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Washington Post Endorses Dan Helmer and John Bell

With four days until the election, the Washington Post has weighed in on several of the crucial General Assembly races here in Northern Virginia. After calling out the “vitriolic” and “poisonous tone” resulting from the Republicans taking “a page from … Continue reading

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GOP Senate Candidate Says Gun Violence Result of Taking Lord’s Prayer and 10 Commandments Out of Public Schools

During last night’s League of Women Voters forum held at the Sully District Government Center for the 32nd Senate District, the candidates were asked about what they’d do the help address the gun violence epidemic that’s facing our country and … Continue reading

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Amanda Chase Threatens Gun Violence if She’s Not Allowed to Park Wherever She Wants

Even in protests that highlight the concerns surrounding issues of police brutality, most people are quick to highlight how the vast majority of police officers are honorable public servants who put their lives on the lines everyday in order to … Continue reading

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ERA Passes Virginia Senate Despite Dick Black’s Absurd Claims

As I pointed out when he announced he’d be retiring at the end of his current term, I ashamed to admit that my state senator is Dick Black. He’s arguably the most conservative member of the senate and has a … Continue reading

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In Depth Breakdown of Jennifer Boysko’s Victory

With Jennifer Wexton now in the House of Representatives, there was a special election to fill her old seat in the state senate. Most political analysts would say it’s a “safe Democrat” one, but you never know what can happen … Continue reading

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Sen. Dick Black to Retire At End of Term

In a tweet sent out yesterday morning, Sen. Dick Black (R-13) confirmed that he will not be seeking reelection this year and will retire at the end of his term. Black is perhaps most well known on the national level … Continue reading

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