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RICHMOND BEAT: Legislature Approves Excused Absences for Student Mental Health

RICHMOND BEAT: Legislature Approves Excused Absences for Student Mental Health

RICHMOND, Va. — The General Assembly passed an amended bill that will allow K-12 students excused absences for mental health issues and will create uniformity for how Virginia school districts address emotional and mental health needs within its schools.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Giving State’s Electoral Votes to Popular Vote Winner Passes House

RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Giving State’s Electoral Votes to Popular Vote Winner Passes House

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — Legislation seeking to guarantee the presidency to candidates who earn the popular vote in national elections passes House and progresses to Senate.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Voting Along Party Lines, House Subcommittee Kills ERA

RICHMOND BEAT: Voting Along Party Lines, House Subcommittee Kills ERA

| January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — A House of Delegates subcommittee killed four bills to ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment on a 4-2 party-line vote Tuesday amid verbal conflicts between the chairwoman and members of the audience.

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‘Nail-Biting’ Recount Over Va District 94 Delegate Proves ‘Every Vote Counts’

‘Nail-Biting’ Recount Over Va District 94 Delegate Proves ‘Every Vote Counts’

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Occoquan Democrats Congratulate Delegate-Elect Shelly Simonds of the 94th District. Her win could not have been any closer, and yet it significantly changed the make up of the Virginia House of Delegates, making it an even 50/50 split.

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Indivisible Nova West’s Efforts to Turn Brentsville Blue

Indivisible Nova West’s Efforts to Turn Brentsville Blue

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

Tuesday night, a small group of progressives met at restaurant in Gainesville’s Virginia Gateway for an election viewing party, which quickly turned into a celebration.

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Democratic Leaders Support Addition to Prince William Schools’ Non-Discrimination Policy

Democratic Leaders Support Addition to Prince William Schools’ Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Friday, Democratic elected leaders from Prince William County sent a letter to the school board, throwing their weight behind the revision of Prince William County’s Non-Discrimination policy [Policy 060].

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Prince William Democrats Run Diverse Candidate Pool in Delegate Primary

Prince William Democrats Run Diverse Candidate Pool in Delegate Primary

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Primary Day is Tuesday, and the Prince William Democrats are running a diverse group of candidates to challenge Republican incumbents in delegate seats in districts around the county.

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OPINION: Va. General Assembly Should Authorize Medicaid Expansion

OPINION: Va. General Assembly Should Authorize Medicaid Expansion

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

It can be hard to keep up with this wave of legislation, but there is one amendment that sticks out and has a far greater impact on the lives of working Virginians than any other: authorizing the Governor to expand Medicaid in Virginia.

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House Speaker Reminds Delegates ‘Public Service is a Privilege’

House Speaker Reminds Delegates ‘Public Service is a Privilege’

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

As the Virginia House of Delegates convened last week for the General Assembly’s 2015 session, House Speaker William Howell welcomed newly elected delegates, set out the chamber’s goals and reminded legislators of their position as public servants.

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UPDATE: Republicans Win Most Prince William Delegate Races

UPDATE: Republicans Win Most Prince William Delegate Races

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments | News

Update: 9:20 p.m. Republicans remain in the lead in their state delegate races within Prince William districts, with approximately half precincts reporting.

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