Tag: house of delegates

Gov. Northam Calls Special Session for General Assembly to Redraw House of Delegates Districts

Gov. Northam Calls Special Session for General Assembly to Redraw House of Delegates Districts

| August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Governor Ralph Northam signed a proclamation, Monday, calling the members of the Virginia General Assembly into special session on August 30 for the purpose of redrawing districts of the Virginia House of Delegates.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Roem’s Proposal Would Boost Suicide Prevention Efforts in Virginia Schools

RICHMOND BEAT: Roem’s Proposal Would Boost Suicide Prevention Efforts in Virginia Schools

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

While campaigning door to door, Del. Danica Roem met a constituent who had lost her only child to suicide. The mother had one request – make suicide prevention training available to all school employees.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Propelled by #MeToo, Groups Seek to Remove ‘Tampon Tax’

RICHMOND BEAT: Propelled by #MeToo, Groups Seek to Remove ‘Tampon Tax’

| January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

With momentum from the #MeToo movement, several women’s rights groups are supporting legislative calls to remove the sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

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Freshman Class of Va Delegates 2018 Brings Diversity to the House

Freshman Class of Va Delegates 2018 Brings Diversity to the House

| January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Thirteen new members of the Virginia House of Delegates participated in a celebratory swearing in ceremony in Richmond, Jan. 20, including a diverse group of Northern Virginia representatives.

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Gainesville’s ‘Settle the Debt’ Mom Writes Va School Lunch Legislation

Gainesville’s ‘Settle the Debt’ Mom Writes Va School Lunch Legislation

| January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Adelle Settle of Gainesville is working with Del. Danica Roem (D) of the 13th District to introduce legislation that would make sure Virginia public school students can receive a hot lunch regardless if they cannot pay or owe money on their lunch cards.

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Roem Requests Study on Improving Commute Times on Route 28 in Yorkshire

Roem Requests Study on Improving Commute Times on Route 28 in Yorkshire

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Delegate-elect Danica Roem (D-13th), filed a resolution Monday to request the Virginia Department of Transportation [VDOT] study alternative intersection designs along the Route 28 corridor in the Yorkshire area of Manassas, Prince William County.

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Manassas/Bristow Delegate Fights to Keep Corporate Money Out of Virginia Politics

Manassas/Bristow Delegate Fights to Keep Corporate Money Out of Virginia Politics

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Manassas/Bristow Delegate-elect Lee Carter (D-50th) wants to decrease the influence of corporate money in Virginia politics, so that state-run government better works for the people.

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UPDATED: Carter Beats Miller in 50th District

UPDATED: Carter Beats Miller in 50th District

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Democrat Lee Carter, beat incumbent Republican Jackson Miller in the Virginia 50th District House of Delegates race, Nov. 7, 2017.

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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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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s Time to Take Gerrymander Fight to the Ballot Box

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s Time to Take Gerrymander Fight to the Ballot Box

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | Community

“But whether the motivation is incumbent protection or partisan advantage, the result is the same. The people are cheated out of the right to be accurately represented.”

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