Tag Archives: Virginia

Sean Perryman Considering Bid for Lt. Governor

While I support Hala Ayala for Lt. Governor, there have been a number of people who have expressed interest in the position who I believe would make excellent candidates. Elizabeth Guzman, for instance, is a strong progressive who represents parts … Continue reading

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Circuit Court Judge Upholds Background Check Legislation

A circuit court judge has upheld a new law passed this year requiring background checks on all gun sales in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The legislation was already a compromise with folks who oppose reasonable reforms to help end gun … Continue reading

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Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy Speaks At Black Lives Matter Rally (With Recording)

A little over 100 people gathered at South County High School in Lorton yesterday to participate in a rally for the empowerment of black women. As speakers from a variety of walks of life spoke, it was powerful how many … Continue reading

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Loudoun County To Remove Confederate Monument

With the national conversation surrounding statues that glorify white supremacists who led armies against the United States because they wanted to buy and sell black people, Loudoun County has received some attention as it plans to remove a statue from … Continue reading

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Dominion Energy Cancels Atlantic Coast Pipeline

In a statement released over the weekend, Dominion Energy “announced the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (“ACP”) due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threaten the economic viability of the project.” They added that “recent developments have … Continue reading

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Amanda Chase Attends Rally With White Supremacists

In case there was any doubt about whether or not Amanda Chase was going after the vote of white supremacists after she said a member of the legislative black caucus couldn’t possibly represent all Virginians, she spent the Fourth of … Continue reading

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Claims Black Caucus Members Can’t Represent All Virginians

As today’s Juneteenth and many people are celebrating the anniversary of when slaves in Texas finally heard they were free, there are still some significant challenges facing communities of color. The fact that people are currently protesting the racism that … Continue reading

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Northam Announces Ban on Gatherings With More Than 100 People

In a conference call with reporters earlier today, Governor Ralph Northam announced a ban on gatherings with more than 100 people in Virginia. The announcement comes as 45 people have tested positive for COVID-19, but many people likely have the … Continue reading

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Northam Closes Schools Throughout Virginia

Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency yesterday in response to the coronavirus outbreak and today announced that all schools in Virginia will be closed for at least two weeks. Schools will be closed from Monday, March 16 through … Continue reading

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Video: Del. Karrie Delaney Provides Legislative Update

While there are obviously a number of issues Virginia’s General Assembly is dealing with that have received a fair amount of media attention, attending legislative town hall meetings during session is a great way to learn about some of the … Continue reading

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