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Qasim Rashid Wins Democratic Nomination in VA 1st Congressional District

Qasim Rashid Wins Democratic Nomination in VA 1st Congressional District

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Qasim Rashid won the Democratic Primary for the 1st Virginia District, June 23, making him the Democratic nominee to run against Congressional Representative Robert Wittman-R in the November election.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Gen. Assembly Snuffs Marijuana Legalization Hopes… for Now

RICHMOND BEAT: Gen. Assembly Snuffs Marijuana Legalization Hopes… for Now

| February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Several decriminalization bills passed their respective chambers, but hopes of legalization went up in smoke.

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RICHMOND BEAT: House Advances Bill to Allow Food Stamp Benefits at Certain Restaurants

RICHMOND BEAT: House Advances Bill to Allow Food Stamp Benefits at Certain Restaurants

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — House Bill 1410 passed the House Tuesday 54-41. The bill requires the Department of Social Services to participate in the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia lawmakers have advanced Senate bills that make voting easier, including no excuse absentee voting and recognizing Election Day as a state holiday. Other legislation that would extend citizen access to voting has yet to clear committees.

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‘Impeach & Remove Event’ is ON in Gainesville

‘Impeach & Remove Event’ is ON in Gainesville

| December 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The Gainesville “Impeach & Remove” Trump rally will take place at 7500 Iron Bar Lane near the bank building of the Gainesville Gateway Center*, Tuesday, December 17 at 5:30 p.m.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Government Shifts with Democrats Dominating Election Day

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Government Shifts with Democrats Dominating Election Day

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The last time Virginia Democrats controlled the House, Senate and governorship was in the mid-1990s. This trifecta could make it easier for the party to pass its agenda.

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Prince William County School Board Goes Bright Blue

Prince William County School Board Goes Bright Blue

| November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education, News

The Democratic-endorsed candidates gained even stronger control over the Prince William County School Board; they now control all but one seat in the Gainesville District.

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UPDATED: Prince William Local Results: Democrats Flip Board of County Supervisors

UPDATED: Prince William Local Results: Democrats Flip Board of County Supervisors

| November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The Board of County Supervisors turns blue except for three seats: Jeanine Lawson (Brentsville) and Pete Candland (Gainesville) and newly elected Yesli Vega in the Coles District.

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